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K = k/k'

Posted: Wed Mar 13, 2019 10:39 pm
by Philip Lee 1L
K = k/k'

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

Re: K = k/k'

Posted: Wed Mar 13, 2019 10:46 pm
by Emmaraf 1K
This statement is true for all equilibrium reactions.

Re: K = k/k'

Posted: Wed Mar 13, 2019 11:15 pm
by Celine Cheng 1H
Emmaraf 1K wrote:This statement is true for all equilibrium reactions.


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

Re: K = k/k'

Posted: Wed Mar 13, 2019 11:50 pm
by Sarah Fatkin 4I
Yes, k' is the reverse reaction.