Coefficients for eq constant

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Jessica Luong 3K
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Coefficients for eq constant

Postby Jessica Luong 3K » Mon Jan 11, 2021 12:01 am

What do I do when there is a coefficient in front of the products when solving for the equilibrium constant?

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Re: Coefficients for eq constant

Postby Lucy Wang 2J » Mon Jan 11, 2021 12:21 am

you would raise it to the power of that coefficient

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Re: Coefficients for eq constant

Postby Elizabeth Kaplan 3I » Mon Jan 11, 2021 12:39 am

When there is a coefficient in front of the products, you raise either the concentration of that product, or the partial pressure of that product, to the coefficient that is in front.

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Re: Coefficients for eq constant

Postby Eileen Quach Dis 2A » Mon Jan 11, 2021 2:01 am

You raise the concentrations of each reactant and each product to the power of that coefficient in the fraction. Make sure that the reaction is balanced first so you have the right coefficients.

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Re: Coefficients for eq constant

Postby Fiona Huang 3C » Mon Jan 11, 2021 4:54 am

First you balance your equation, then you raise the concentration or partial pressure of the product to that coefficient.

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Re: Coefficients for eq constant

Postby Jasmin Kumar 1G » Mon Jan 11, 2021 8:31 am

You take the concentration of that product or reactant in the equilibrium constant equation, and raise it to the power of whatever the stoichiometric coefficient is.

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Re: Coefficients for eq constant

Postby Madeline Ogden 3B » Mon Jan 11, 2021 10:47 am

After balancing your equation, you would raise each substance's concentration to the power of its coefficient.

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Re: Coefficients for eq constant

Postby 305405193 » Mon Jan 11, 2021 12:27 pm

In order to figure out where the coefficients would go I saw this YouTube video which should help. He clearly explains the whole process : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aJ0KNQ5-KaI

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Re: Coefficients for eq constant

Postby Gabriel Nitro 1E » Mon Jan 11, 2021 1:23 pm

Hi,

You would raise those coefficients to their respective product, assuming they are in the gaseous or aqueous phase for the equilibrium constant.

Hope this helps! :)

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Re: Coefficients for eq constant

Postby Jordan Tatang 3L » Mon Jan 11, 2021 1:39 pm

The coefficient is what you raise the concentration to the power of.


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