### K = k/k'

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**Wed Mar 13, 2019 10:39 pm**K = k/k'

Is this statement only true for a second order reaction of the form A + B --> C + D?

Is this statement only true for a second order reaction of the form A + B --> C + D?

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Posted: **Wed Mar 13, 2019 10:39 pm**

K = k/k'

Is this statement only true for a second order reaction of the form A + B --> C + D?

Is this statement only true for a second order reaction of the form A + B --> C + D?

Posted: **Wed Mar 13, 2019 10:46 pm**

This statement is true for all equilibrium reactions.

Posted: **Wed Mar 13, 2019 11:15 pm**

Emmaraf 1K wrote:This statement is true for all equilibrium reactions.

What would your k' be then? Is it the reverse reaction?

Posted: **Wed Mar 13, 2019 11:50 pm**

Yes, k' is the reverse reaction.