## K and k [ENDORSED]

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

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### K and k

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

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### Re: K and k  [ENDORSED]

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

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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