Nitrogen dioxide decomposes on heating according to the following equation
2NO2 (g) ↔ 2NO (g) + O2 (g)
When 4 mole of nitrogen dioxide were put into a 1dm3 container and heated to a constant temperature, the equilibrium mixture contained 0.8 mole of oxygen.
What is the numerical value of the equilibrium constant Kc, at the temperature of the experiment?
Answer is . 1.6^2 X 0.8 / 2.4^2
, I want to know how to solve it , i have MCAT exams please help me out , Thanks in advance

pretty easy.
K=[NO]^2[O2]/ [NO2]^2
note that each mole of NO2 creates one mole of NO, and a half mole of O2
K=x^2*(.5x)^2/(4x)^2 but .5x=.8, so x=1.6
put that value for x in and you have it.

@bobpursley , thanks for solution, but i still don't get it bro, what we did to 4 mole of N ? and 0.8 mol of O? help and how to write answer in this form
1.6^2 X 0.8 / 2.4^2
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Those values were given.
4moles initially of NO2
.8 moles of O2 in equalibirum
the 2.4 is the final NO2 concentration, which is 41.6 or 42*.8


In the equlibrium expression, the values of concentration are FINAL values.

@bobpursley , Thanks alot i got it . Thanks Sir

can you please tell me how it has done? =x^2*(.5x)^2/(4x)^2

how we got 2.4