Chemical Equilibria

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Chemical Equilibria

Postby 504999222 » Mon Jan 27, 2020 6:24 pm

What is meant when a reaction is described as “having reached equilibrium”? What does this statement mean regarding the forward and reverse reaction rates? What does this statement mean regarding the amounts or concentrations of the reactants and the products?

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Re: Chemical Equilibria

Postby Alexis Webb 2B » Mon Jan 27, 2020 7:21 pm

To answer part of this post, at equilibrium, the forward and reverse reactions are occurring at equal rates.

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Re: Chemical Equilibria

Postby Ryan Narisma 4G » Mon Jan 27, 2020 8:32 pm

Hi to answer the second part of the post. At equilibrium the concentrations of both the reactants and products will stay the same (in other words, the concentration of the products and the reactants will not change). I hope this helps!

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Re: Chemical Equilibria

Postby 505306205 » Mon Jan 27, 2020 8:58 pm

When a reaction has reached equilibrium, the rate at which products are formed is equal to the rate at which reactants are formed. The concentrations of reactants and products remain constant.

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Re: Chemical Equilibria

Postby Harry Zhang 1B » Mon Jan 27, 2020 9:28 pm

When a reaction has reached equilibrium, it means that the forward and reverse rate of the chemical reaction is the same and therefore there is no change in the concentration of products and reactants even though the system is still active.


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