Rate constant versus Equilibrium Constant


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Radha Patel 4I
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Rate constant versus Equilibrium Constant

Postby Radha Patel 4I » Fri Mar 13, 2020 9:08 pm

What are the differences between rate constant and equilibrium constant when temperature is increased or decreased? How do either of these functions affect activation energy?

Ryan Yee 1J
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Re: Rate constant versus Equilibrium Constant

Postby Ryan Yee 1J » Fri Mar 13, 2020 10:16 pm

The rate constant increases with temperature, and the equilibrium constant for an endothermic reaction will increase with increasing temperature and for an exothermic reaction it will decrease with increasing temperature.


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