Rate constants at equilibrium


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Samantha Jimenez 4k
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Rate constants at equilibrium

Postby Samantha Jimenez 4k » Fri Mar 15, 2019 4:27 am

At equilibrium, would the rate constants of the forward and reverse reactions be equal?

taline_n
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Re: Rate constants at equilibrium

Postby taline_n » Fri Mar 15, 2019 8:29 am

no, although K=k1/k1' that doesn't mean that k1=k1'

Ray Huang 1G
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Re: Rate constants at equilibrium

Postby Ray Huang 1G » Fri Mar 15, 2019 8:55 am

Nope forward and backwards are different. K = k1/k2. If k1 = k2 K would always = 1.

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Re: Rate constants at equilibrium

Postby Desiree1G » Fri Mar 15, 2019 9:02 am

No it depends on your Big K = to small k 1 over small k -1.

riddhiduggal
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Re: Rate constants at equilibrium

Postby riddhiduggal » Fri Mar 15, 2019 10:24 pm

no, it is dependent on the K

taywebb
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Re: Rate constants at equilibrium

Postby taywebb » Sat Mar 16, 2019 12:05 pm

The actual rates would be equal, but not the rate constants


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