## Chemical equilibrium [ENDORSED]

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Armani Dodson 1A
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### Chemical equilibrium

If the reaction is favored in the forward direction, will it ever be able to be favored in the reverse direction??

Megan Yabumoto 3K
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### Re: Chemical equilibrium

If a reaction is favorable in one direction, it is possible that if the conditions of the reaction change, then the direction in which the reaction is favored can also change.

Richard Braun 1I
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### Re: Chemical equilibrium

Is it considered equilibrium if the concentrations of reactants and products are not changing, but can possibly change in the future?

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### Re: Chemical equilibrium  [ENDORSED]

Yes, it is still equilibrium. The concentrations could only change if you somehow interfered with the system by adding more reagent or changing the temperature, among other things.

Yixin Angela Wang 2H
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### Re: Chemical equilibrium

In the case of adding more reactant or product, would we then be able to say that the equilibrium has "shifted"? What effect does that have on K?

Yeyang Zu 2J
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### Re: Chemical equilibrium

Yes, it is possible! Adding more product and changing the surrounding temperature and pressure will influence the chemical equilibrium.

Dang Lam
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### Re: Chemical equilibrium

yes, because we are dealing with equilibrium reactions.

Jordan Foster
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### Re: Chemical equilibrium

It is possible for it to change because factors like temperature, pressure, or adding or removing a substance can change the rates of the reaction.

Jessica Jones 2B
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### Re: Chemical equilibrium

When solving the ICE box, if you get a equation with x^3 when setting it up equal to Kc, are we expected to be able to solve for x without at calculator?

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### Re: Chemical equilibrium

The reaction can only be favored in the reverse reaction if something were to happen to the equation. For example if products or reactants were taken away or increased.