## [H2O] omitted??

$K = \frac{k_{forward}}{k_{reverse}}$

Jonathan Pai 2I
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### [H2O] omitted??

Is water omitted in rate laws in aqueous solutions because the concentration of water is basically doesn't change because it is the solvent???

Sara Lakamsani 4D
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### Re: [H2O] omitted??

Yes, because it is in such large excess

mbaker4E
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### Re: [H2O] omitted??

Yes, because water is present in all aqueous solutions is it implied that it is already present.