Combining K Values in 11.39

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Combining K Values in 11.39

Postby Nathan Mariano 2G » Sun Mar 10, 2019 12:22 am

Use the information in Table 11.2 to determine the value of K at 300 K for the reaction 2 BrCl(g) + H2(g) <-> Br2(g) + 2 HCl(g). When combining K values, why must you multiply?

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Re: Combining K Values in 11.39

Postby Chem_Mod » Mon Mar 11, 2019 1:18 pm

Suppose you have K1 for and K2 for
Then by definition, and
So if you want to know K3 for ,
which by definition is ,
you can multiply K1 and K2 to get


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