problem 5H1 7th edition part c

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problem 5H1 7th edition part c

Postby Jasmin Argueta 1K » Thu Jan 24, 2019 10:17 pm

Part c has the formula 2N2+6H2-->4NH3. The original problem is N2+3H2--->2NH3 with K=41, both are kept at a constant temperature and you must show their relation. I know you add two to get to your new formula, but don't understand why you would square 41 to get your new K. the answer is 1.7x10^3. Why would we square the K when we added to begin?

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Re: problem 5H1 7th edition part c

Postby Chem_Mod » Thu Jan 24, 2019 10:39 pm

The trick is to write the expression of K in both cases and you will see why you need to square

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