Reversible Reactions


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Reversible Reactions

Postby 805312064 » Fri Jan 31, 2020 12:43 am

What does it mean for a reaction to be reversible? Why are small changes associated with them?

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Re: Reversible Reactions

Postby Katherine Wu 1H » Fri Jan 31, 2020 12:57 am

I think a reversible reaction is a reaction where the products are able to react together to form the reactant and vice versa.

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Re: Reversible Reactions

Postby LBacker_2E » Fri Jan 31, 2020 1:49 am

Reversible reactions usually take place when weak acids and bases are involved, as opposed to strong acids and bases.

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Re: Reversible Reactions

Postby DHavo_1E » Sun Feb 02, 2020 11:45 pm


I am also confused about this! Additionally, what makes a reaction irreversible and what are its implications in relations to work and internal energy? Thank you!

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Re: Reversible Reactions

Postby Diana A 2L » Sun Feb 02, 2020 11:58 pm

I have a question related to lecture material. Are systems at constant pressure synonymous to systems to which energy changes occur that are reversible? In lecture, there was some sort of association drawn between constant pressure and reversible reactions and I want to confirm if I understood it correctly.

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Re: Reversible Reactions

Postby kristi le 2F » Thu Feb 06, 2020 1:20 pm

Reversible reactions in thermodynamics refer to thermal equilibrium when the temperature of the system and surroundings is the same. Thermal equilibrium is dynamic and responsive to change, even infinitesimal.

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