Removing products

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Peter Nguyen 2I
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Removing products

Postby Peter Nguyen 2I » Sun Jan 20, 2019 2:33 pm

Would removing the products in an equilibrium reaction affect both Q and K or just Q?

Adrian C 1D
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Re: Removing products

Postby Adrian C 1D » Sun Jan 20, 2019 2:41 pm

I think it would just affect Q, since K shouldn't really change. WIth the change of the concentration of products, the Q will tell us which way the equation will shift to reestablish equilibrium.

beckyolmedo1G
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Re: Removing products

Postby beckyolmedo1G » Sun Jan 20, 2019 2:48 pm

I think it would affect the ratio definitely, but since K is being manipulated it would no longer be K, it would be Q, so I think Q would be the one affected

Mukil_Pari_2I
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Re: Removing products

Postby Mukil_Pari_2I » Sun Jan 20, 2019 3:11 pm

Only Q should be affected because q is in terms of what is happening during the reaction. K is just the overall equilibrium constant and it should not change.

Dong Hyun Lee 4E
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Re: Removing products

Postby Dong Hyun Lee 4E » Sun Jan 20, 2019 6:54 pm

K is the equilibrium constant so it doesnt really change as it is based on when the equation is at equilibrium. However Q is not a constant and is when the reaction is not at equilirbium. Hence Q should be the only one that changes.

katie_sutton1B
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Re: Removing products

Postby katie_sutton1B » Sun Jan 20, 2019 7:02 pm

K does not change because it is a constant. If you remove products, the reaction would move to favor the production of more products to reestablish equilibrium. Therefore it would be Q that would change

904936893
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Re: Removing products

Postby 904936893 » Sun Jan 20, 2019 7:11 pm

I believe the only way to change K is to change the temperature of a reaction.

Angel Chen 2k
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Re: Removing products

Postby Angel Chen 2k » Sun Jan 20, 2019 11:17 pm

Removing the products would just affect Q since K only changes when temperature changes. According to one part of the Le Chatelier's principle , when a system at equilibrium is disturbed by a change in concentration of one of the components, the system will shift its equilibrium (Q would change ) until it reaches equilibrium.

Hadji Yono-Cruz 2L
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Re: Removing products

Postby Hadji Yono-Cruz 2L » Sun Jan 20, 2019 11:22 pm

Removing products would only affect Q because only temperature causes the K value to change.

Timothy_Yueh_4D
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Re: Removing products

Postby Timothy_Yueh_4D » Mon Jan 21, 2019 12:28 am

When removing chemicals from either side of a reaction, the the equilibrium quotient will change however not the equilibrium constant. The products and reactants would reach the equilibrium level after sometime but the final concentrations from each side will be different than when you started. Additionally, the k constant will only change as a response to a change in temperature (favoring endothermic reactions when temperature is increased) and pressure (favoring reactions with fewer particles [shorthand] when pressure is increased/volume is decreasing).

Ricardo Martin 1J
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Re: Removing products

Postby Ricardo Martin 1J » Wed Jan 23, 2019 9:44 am

Removing products would only affect Q and K would remain unchanged.


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