Aqueous Solutions in Equilibrium Constant

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Aqueous Solutions in Equilibrium Constant

Postby Rhiannon Imbeah 2I » Tue Jul 26, 2016 4:44 pm

For the following equations: NH4+ (aq) + H2O (l) ⇌ NH3 (aq) + H3O+ (aq), would only the concentration of H2O be removed or are aqueous solutions also not counted in the equilibrium constant?

The answer could either be:

K=[NH3][H3O]/[NH4]
or
K= 0


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Re: Aqueous Solutions in Equilibrium Constant

Postby ckim_1I » Tue Jul 26, 2016 4:46 pm

Only the concentration of H2O wouldn't count

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Re: Aqueous Solutions in Equilibrium Constant

Postby Chem_Mod » Tue Jul 26, 2016 11:18 pm

Only water is removed. (aq) means aqueous, which implies that is dissolved in water.


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