Value of K

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Leslie Almaraz 4G
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Value of K

Postby Leslie Almaraz 4G » Thu Jan 09, 2020 9:26 pm

Is there a value that K can not reach? Because I was thinking that electrons can not move faster than the speed of light which limits speed. So is there a threshold that K can not reach?

Kyle Rex 1K
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Re: Value of K

Postby Kyle Rex 1K » Thu Jan 09, 2020 9:42 pm

I'm sure there is a threshold that K can reach, but it wouldn't be because of speed or anything. It'd simply have to do with the relative concentrations or pressures of the products and reactants

CosetteBackus_4F
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Re: Value of K

Postby CosetteBackus_4F » Fri Jan 10, 2020 11:40 am

K is a ratio based on the concentrations or partial pressures of the products and reactants involved so its threshold is relative.

Charlene Datu 2E
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Re: Value of K

Postby Charlene Datu 2E » Fri Jan 10, 2020 11:58 am

If you're looking for an absolute threshold for all reactions, K cannot be less than 0 and no greater than the concentrations of the reactants to the power of the respective coefficients. So yes, it's relative to the reaction that is taking place.

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Re: Value of K

Postby 805373590 » Fri Jan 10, 2020 1:22 pm

Since K is a ratio the threshold would depend on the molar ratio of the products and reactants given in the reaction.


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