Q and K with the Nernst Equation


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Ruiting Jia 4D
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Q and K with the Nernst Equation

Postby Ruiting Jia 4D » Sun Mar 03, 2019 7:35 pm

In order to find out which way the reaction is proceeding, would we have to find both Q and K? Or is there another way where we are able to determine this?

bonnie_schmitz_1F
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Re: Q and K with the Nernst Equation

Postby bonnie_schmitz_1F » Sun Mar 03, 2019 7:58 pm

I think you would need to find both and then from there you can tell which direction the reaction is preceding based on Q's relationship to K.

MichaelMoreno2G
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Re: Q and K with the Nernst Equation

Postby MichaelMoreno2G » Sun Mar 03, 2019 8:19 pm

You would have to know the values of both, but usually K is given and you solve for Q.

Shreya_Bharadwaj_1D
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Re: Q and K with the Nernst Equation

Postby Shreya_Bharadwaj_1D » Sun Mar 03, 2019 8:20 pm

I think you would have to find both because you would need to know if they are equal, or if Q is greater than K or if K is greater than Q


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