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Chemistry

Metallurgy

General Principles and Processes of Isolation of Elements

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Carbon monoxide is more effective reducing agent than carbon below 983 K but above this temperature the reverse is true. If true enter 1 else 0.

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Correct Answer: Option(a)
Solution: The three reactions are as :
   .....(i)
   .....(ii)
   .....(iii)
Below 983 K reaction is more favored due to more negative G value thus CO is better reducing agent than carbon.
Above 983 K, reaction  has more negative than oxidation of CO to so carbon will be better reducing agent.
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