7th Edition 5.H.3

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7th Edition 5.H.3

Postby Artin Allahverdian 2H » Thu Jan 10, 2019 2:10 pm

Can someone explain why we have to multiply the 2 K values together when combining the 2 separate reactions together as opposed to adding them?

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Re: 7th Edition 5.H.3

Postby Chem_Mod » Thu Jan 10, 2019 2:36 pm

My advice will be to write out the expression for K in each step reaction and for the overall reaction. You will see why it is multiplication rather than addition.


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