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In this case, the equilibrium constant would be less than 1. A small equilibrium constant (when Keq is less than one) means that the chemical reaction will favor the reactants and the reaction will proceed in the opposite direction.
Because the equilibrium constant, K is found by dividing concentrations of products by that of reactants, if the larger number is in the denominator (the concentration of reactant) then K will be a smaller value. But I thought this only leads to favoring the reactants when it is so small that it is K<10^-3?
When the denominator has a greater value, that means the equilibrium constant(K) will have to be a value less than 1. When the equilibrium constant is less than 1 (K<1), it means there is a slight favoring of the reactants.
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