## Limit on reaction

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

Abigail Menchaca_1H
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### Limit on reaction

How is the reaction rate limited by K?

Justin Sarquiz 2F
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### Re: Limit on reaction

Rate = k[R]
The equilibrium constant accounts for the concentrations as well as the rate constant because K=k/k'. Therefore, the equilibrium contains both variables involved in the rate equation.