K reverse and forward


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madisondesilva1c
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K reverse and forward

Postby madisondesilva1c » Sat Mar 16, 2019 1:37 am

Can someone explain to me how the Reverse and forward K are related. I was told today that forward is not always 1/reverse, similar to how we learned during equilibrium. Can someone clarify this please?

Alana Sur 3B
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Re: K reverse and forward

Postby Alana Sur 3B » Sat Mar 16, 2019 2:01 am

The equilibrium constant K is equal to the ratio of the rate of the forward reaction to the rate of the reverse reaction.At equilibrium, the rate of forward and reverse reactions are equal


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