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Kinetic vs thermodynamics

Posted: Sun Mar 15, 2020 7:40 am
by 205192823
I have difficulty understanding how to solve the problem when it uses kinetics vs thermodynamics in the question? How do I solve the problem in both different cases?

Re: Kinetic vs thermodynamics

Posted: Sun Mar 15, 2020 7:51 am
by AngieGarcia_4F
You use kinetics when you are observing the speed/rate of a reaction and use thermodynamics to tell if the reaction is favored or not

Re: Kinetic vs thermodynamics

Posted: Sun Mar 15, 2020 9:52 pm
by Kennedi2J
You shouldn't confuse the two when doing calculations. When a question is asking about thermodynamics and kinetics at the same time it is most likely a conceptual problem that has to do energy profiles.

Re: Kinetic vs thermodynamics

Posted: Sun Mar 15, 2020 10:02 pm
by Abigail_Hagen2G
Kinetics is all about the rate. It involves activation energy, and rate constants, but thermodynamics has to do with Gibbs, entropy, enthalpy, and heat.