[Cl2] vs (PCl2)

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Noh_Jasmine_1J
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[Cl2] vs (PCl2)

Postby Noh_Jasmine_1J » Wed Jan 09, 2019 4:18 pm

what is the difference between [Cl2] vs (PCl2) and what does the brackets mean compared to the parenthesis with P in them?

Charles Hood Disc 1C
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Re: [Cl2] vs (PCl2)

Postby Charles Hood Disc 1C » Wed Jan 09, 2019 4:21 pm

The square brackets refer to the concentration of Cl2 which is its molarity.
The "P" refers to the partial pressure of Cl2, which is generally given in atm.


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