Equilibrium and Volume

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Bianca Barcelo 4I
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Equilibrium and Volume

Postby Bianca Barcelo 4I » Sun Jan 20, 2019 7:15 pm

How does equilibrium change when there are changes in volume?

Raquel Ruiz 1K
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Re: Equilibrium and Volume

Postby Raquel Ruiz 1K » Sun Jan 20, 2019 7:47 pm

If there is an increase in volume it will change equilibrium to the left favoring the reactants. If there is a decrease in volume equilibrium will shift to the part of the reaction that has less moles.This happens for gas phase reactions.

Karina Jiayu Xu 4E
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Re: Equilibrium and Volume

Postby Karina Jiayu Xu 4E » Sun Jan 20, 2019 8:16 pm

wait why does the first part happen?

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