The value of K

$aR \to bP, Rate = -\frac{1}{a} \frac{d[R]}{dt} = \frac{1}{b}\frac{d[P]}{dt}$

Matthew Casillas 1C
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The value of K

Will "K", the rate constant, be unique for each reaction or is it a set number?

Elaine Pham 2E
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Re: The value of K

K changes with temperature, so for each reaction, when the reaction occurs at different temperatures, K is different.

Chris Dis3L
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Re: The value of K

K is dependent upon the temperature. So as long as the reactions occur at different temperatures, the k values will be different.

josephperez_2C
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Re: The value of K

K is not constant per reaction because it fluctuates wit temperature.

daniella_knight1I
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Re: The value of K

The k values vary at different temperatures.

JT Wechsler 2B
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Re: The value of K

k is unique for each individual reaction as it changes with temperature.