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Activity

Postby Meigan Wu 2E » Tue Jan 15, 2019 12:25 am

What is activity?

Ashley Kim
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Re: Activity

Postby Ashley Kim » Tue Jan 15, 2019 12:27 am

Activity is a measure of the effective concentration of a species under non-ideal (e.g., concentrated) conditions.

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Re: Activity

Postby 004932366 » Fri Jan 18, 2019 1:02 am

In addition to what was said, activities are simple quantities that are introduced to facilitate writing the expression for K. All activities are pure numbers and thus, are unitless. In the simplified version of the equilibrium constant, activity is the numerical value of pressure in bars, or numerical value of molarity in moles/L.


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