Midterm 2015 Q6

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Midterm 2015 Q6

Postby Jingyuan_Fu_3E » Mon Feb 13, 2017 9:30 pm

For this question I understand how K is calculated using the formila -RTlnK. However, when I tried to apply another formula E=E nod-0.05916V/n logQ, and tried to assume E=0 since at this time Q=K at equilibrium, I found that the answer that I calculated is not the same as the answer given. Could someone show me what I did wrong or is there any alternative way besides the way provided in the coursereader?

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Re: Midterm 2015 Q6

Postby Chem_Mod » Mon Feb 13, 2017 11:26 pm

You should get the same answer, try to use ln instead of log, there is some rounding issues in the constant you have in your calculation.

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