Chemical Equilibrium

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Genisis Cabral
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Chemical Equilibrium

Postby Genisis Cabral » Sun Nov 26, 2017 12:23 pm

When finding the chemical equilibrium, solids and liquids are not included within the K expressions? To clarify, are they not included because their molar concentration experiences no change?

Mia Navarro 1D
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Re: Chemical Equilibrium

Postby Mia Navarro 1D » Sun Nov 26, 2017 1:51 pm

Yes. Their concentrations do not change, and adding them to the equation would be the equivalent of dividing and multiplying the equation by 1.

Gobinder Pandher 3J
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Re: Chemical Equilibrium

Postby Gobinder Pandher 3J » Sun Nov 26, 2017 9:47 pm

Also, solvents are not included when finding the equilibrium constant as their change in concentration would be extremely insignificant due to their excess.

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