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Apply: Le Châtelier's principle


Dinitrogen monoxide, commonly called “laughing gas,” has been used by dentists as an anesthetic since 1844.
Early dentistry using NA2O
At high temperatures and pressures, dinitrogen monoxide decomposes into nitrogen and oxygen gas:
After reaching equilibrium, the volume of the reaction vessel is reduced by 10%.
Which direction does equilibrium shift, and why?
Choose 1 answer: