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Temperature

Posted: Thu Jan 10, 2019 10:22 pm
by Jasmin Argueta 1K
During lecture it was stated that if we know the equlirium constant before the reaction, then we know the reverse as long as the temperature is still the same, Why must temperature remain the same? is it because evaporation factors?

Re: Temperature

Posted: Thu Jan 10, 2019 10:24 pm
by Danielle_Gallandt3I
I don't know for sure but it might be caused by the change in energy level and movement/speed of the molecules and also their potential change in state.

Re: Temperature

Posted: Fri Jan 11, 2019 12:34 am
by Andre_Galenchik_2L
Yes, when temperature is increased, it allows for molecules to move around faster and thus interacting with each other more to create new molecules which proceeds the reaction forward.

Re: Temperature

Posted: Sat Jan 12, 2019 6:56 pm
by Cade Okohira 4K
The temperature must remain the same because a change in temperature will cause K, the equilibrium constant to change. If the reaction uses heat while forming the product, then heating will favor product formation, which is an endothermic reaction. If the reaction gives off heat while forming product, then heating will favor reactant formation. Both of these situations change K and thus change a reaction's equilibrium.

Re: Temperature

Posted: Mon Jan 14, 2019 12:10 am
by Yiting_Gong_4L
The temperature must stay the same in order for the equilibrium constant to stay the same.

Re: Temperature

Posted: Mon Jan 14, 2019 9:30 am
by AlyssaBei_1F
If the temperature is increased, molecules increase their speed and movement. If temperature decreases, molecules decrease their speed and movement.

Re: Temperature

Posted: Mon Jan 14, 2019 1:50 pm
by Kaylee Kang 1G
Temperature must stay the same because it can change the equilibrium constant!