Catalysts and Equilibrium

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Catalysts and Equilibrium

Postby Robert Tran 1B » Mon Mar 09, 2020 3:59 pm

Why doesn't a catalyst affect the equilibrium position of a reaction?

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Re: Catalysts and Equilibrium

Postby Jiyoon_Hwang_2I » Mon Mar 09, 2020 4:02 pm

Catalysts don't affect the equilibrium because they speed up the forward and reverse reaction rates equally.

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Re: Catalysts and Equilibrium

Postby 805312064 » Mon Mar 09, 2020 11:19 pm

Catalysts just lower the activation energy but don't affect the overall products and reactants.

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