## Ice table coefficients [ENDORSED]

Tinisha 1G
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### Ice table coefficients

Is the coefficient of the change row in the ICE table always match the stoichiometric coefficients of the reaction?
Thanks!

Emmaraf 1K
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### Re: Ice table coefficients

Yes.

Miya Lopez 1I
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### Re: Ice table coefficients

I'm not sure if I'm correct but to get the change row in the ICE table, isn't it always going to be either -x or +x? I haven't encountered a problem where there are coefficients in front of it. But I am also confused on this topic.

1K Kevin
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### Re: Ice table coefficients  [ENDORSED]

If you look on the example 5I.3 7th ed on p.419-420 you see in the change portion of the ICE that there can be a +2x or -2x. These come from the stoichiometric coefficients of the chemical equations

Jordan Lo 2A
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### Re: Ice table coefficients

Are there any differences in solving ICE tables for acid-base reactions and gases? Other than keeping in mind partial pressures

Kessandra Ng 1K
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### Re: Ice table coefficients

For all coefficients in the ICE table, you would follow the stoichiometric coefficients. I think Dr. Lavelle also explained an example in class which used +2x or -2x also.

Nghi Nguyen 2L
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### Re: Ice table coefficients

you have to balance the equation and look at the stoichiometric coefficients to determine that value

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