Solids and Liquids in K

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Jessica Castellanos
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Solids and Liquids in K

Postby Jessica Castellanos » Mon Jan 20, 2020 10:59 am

Why aren't solids and liquids included in the equation for K?

Kevin Antony 2B
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Re: Solids and Liquids in K

Postby Kevin Antony 2B » Mon Jan 20, 2020 11:25 am

Pure solids and liquids hold a value of 1 when calculating K. If you wanted you could add them in there but because their value is 1, it does not change the K value.

Radha Patel 4I
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Re: Solids and Liquids in K

Postby Radha Patel 4I » Mon Jan 20, 2020 11:44 am

In addition to what the previous person had said, adding gases in a solution can change K when the temperature changes

Amy Kumar 1I
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Re: Solids and Liquids in K

Postby Amy Kumar 1I » Mon Jan 20, 2020 2:13 pm

Liquids (solvents) are usually in excess in the reaction, so they are not included because there is no significant change in their concentrations.


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