Does order matter?

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Does order matter?

Postby 205192823 » Mon Jan 20, 2020 8:37 pm

When listing the products and reactants into the equilibrium constant equation does it matter which order they are listed in?

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Re: Does order matter?

Postby rabiasumar2E » Mon Jan 20, 2020 8:41 pm

No, as long as the products are in the numerator and the reactants are in the denominator the order of which one you write first does not matter.

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Re: Does order matter?

Postby Rida Ismail 2E » Mon Jan 20, 2020 8:53 pm

no, you just need to make sure that you are differentiating between products and reactants. products are on the numerator and reactants in the denominator

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Re: Does order matter?

Postby Betania Hernandez 2E » Mon Jan 20, 2020 9:04 pm

No, the order in which you write the reactants and products do not matter as long as the products are in the numerator and reactants in the denominator

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Re: Does order matter?

Postby Juana Abana 1G » Mon Jan 20, 2020 9:45 pm

No, the order that the reactants and products are written should not matter as long as the products are in the numerator and the reactants are in the denominator.

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Re: Does order matter?

Postby Hannah Romeo 1J » Mon Jan 20, 2020 9:58 pm

The order does not matter as K represents a fixed ratio between the products and reactants. What does matter is the stoicometric coefficients as they affect both the K expression and ICE tables.


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