# What is the reaction in which carbon dioxide, and dihydrogen are formed from carbon monoxide and water?

Mar 14, 2017

#### Answer:

I think you describe the $\text{water gas shift reaction..........}$

#### Explanation:

CO(g) + H_2O(g) ⇌ CO_2(g) + H_2(g)

This reaction is used industrially to provide large quantities of dihydrogen for later use in ammonia synthesis.