# Help calculating K from K1 and K2?

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Calculate K for the reaction

Pb(s) + H2O(g) ↔ PbO(s) + H2(g)

given the following information:

H2O(g) + CO(g) ↔ H2(g) + CO2(g)

K1 = 1.60

PbO(s) + CO(g) ↔ Pb(s) + CO2(g)

K2 = 2.93 x10^4

Im not sure how to do this. I know if its multiplied its K^n, if its reversed its 1/K. But I cant see to get the right answer.

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