K and k  [ENDORSED]

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K and k

Postby katherinemurk 2B » Tue Mar 05, 2019 10:06 am

What is the difference between capital K and lowercase k??

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Re: K and k  [ENDORSED]

Postby Chem_Mod » Tue Mar 05, 2019 10:42 am

K: equilibrium constant

k: rate constant

In class this week I will show and derive explicitly the relationship between rate constants and equilibrium constants.

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Re: K and k

Postby Camille Marangi 2E » Tue Mar 05, 2019 11:12 am

Capital K, the equilibrium constant, can also be found as rate constant of the forward reaction/rate constant of the reverse reaction or k/k'.

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