5.35 part b

Michelle Song 1I
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5.35 part b

When calculating the equilibrium constant, the solution divides each of the values given on the plot (which are in kPa) by 100. Is this to convert it from kPa to atm? And if so, does that mean gas equilibrium constants can only be calculated using partial pressures in atm?

VPatankar_2L
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Re: 5.35 part b

Yes I think you should always convert from Pa to atm or bar before you continue with calculations.

Renee Grange 1I
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Re: 5.35 part b

The divide by 100 in order to convert pKa to bar. 1 pKa = .01 bar.

Michelle Song 1I
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Re: 5.35 part b

VPatankar_3L wrote:Yes I think you should always convert from Pa to atm or bar before you continue with calculations.
Ah okay, thank you! Did Dr. Lavelle mention this in lecture?

Michelle Song 1I
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Re: 5.35 part b

Renee Grange 1I wrote:The divide by 100 in order to convert pKa to bar. 1 pKa = .01 bar.
Thank you! Did he mention this in lecture?

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