Kp

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Seohyun Park 1L
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Kp

Postby Seohyun Park 1L » Mon Jan 14, 2019 2:12 pm

Can we use values with both atm and bar in Kp for gases (not in the same calculation, but separately)? For example, if the problem gives gas pressure values in atm, we wouldn't need to convert to bar?

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Re: Kp

Postby Reva Kakaria 1J » Mon Jan 14, 2019 2:20 pm

As long as you keep the units consistent throughout a single problem, you can use both bars and atm to calculate Kp, depending on which one is given in a problem.

Kayla Vo 1B
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Re: Kp

Postby Kayla Vo 1B » Mon Jan 14, 2019 2:33 pm

You can convert between atm and bars when dealing with partial pressures depending on the question/problem. 1atm is approximately equivalent to 1.01325 bars

Carine Tamamian 2B
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Re: Kp

Postby Carine Tamamian 2B » Mon Jan 14, 2019 4:13 pm

I think any unit is fine as long as it's consistent throughout the equation.

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Re: Kp

Postby Henry_Phan_4L » Tue Jan 15, 2019 1:37 pm

you wouldn't need to convert, but make sure to keep all the units the same because Kp is a ratio.

Carine Tamamian 2B
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Re: Kp

Postby Carine Tamamian 2B » Fri Mar 08, 2019 8:00 pm

I'd say use either one it's fine, just make sure all are the units are the same in a problem just to avoid any calculation mistakes.

Amy Dinh 1A
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Re: Kp

Postby Amy Dinh 1A » Sat Mar 09, 2019 11:24 pm

You can use either units for the Kp value, but you have to keep it consistent throughout your equation.

Gary Qiao 1D
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Re: Kp

Postby Gary Qiao 1D » Sun Mar 10, 2019 12:50 am

As long as the units are consistent within the problem, any units of atm or bars is alright.


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