Using the "ICE" box

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Robin Cadd 1D
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Using the "ICE" box

Postby Robin Cadd 1D » Tue Jan 07, 2020 8:27 am

Do we include data concerning solids and liquids in our "ICE" box calculations? I know such data is excluded from calculations of the equilibrium constant, so is it also omitted from our "ICE" box calculations?

Marni Kahn 1A
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Re: Using the "ICE" box

Postby Marni Kahn 1A » Tue Jan 07, 2020 8:35 am

solids and liquids are not included in the "ICE" box calculations.

ALegala_2I
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Re: Using the "ICE" box

Postby ALegala_2I » Tue Jan 07, 2020 11:35 am

Solids and liquids are not included because there is generally a large amount of it. This generally does not affect the reactants or products which is why it is left out of the ICE table calculations.

Petrina Kan 2I
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Re: Using the "ICE" box

Postby Petrina Kan 2I » Thu Jan 09, 2020 2:01 pm

You would only include gases and aqueous substances in these calculations!

kim 2I
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Re: Using the "ICE" box

Postby kim 2I » Thu Jan 09, 2020 2:17 pm

Since the "ICE" box is related to calculations with the equilibrium constant as well, you do not include solids and liquids. The rule applies to both types of problems as it refers to the same type of reactions.

Shail Avasthi 3C
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Re: Using the "ICE" box

Postby Shail Avasthi 3C » Sat Jan 11, 2020 8:58 pm

Don't include solids and liquids in equilibrium calculations.

EthanPham_1G
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Re: Using the "ICE" box

Postby EthanPham_1G » Sun Jan 12, 2020 10:37 am

Solids and liquids are not included in the equilibrium reaction and therefore shouldn't be used in the ICE box.

Maya Gollamudi 1G
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Re: Using the "ICE" box

Postby Maya Gollamudi 1G » Sun Jan 12, 2020 12:58 pm

Solids and liquids are also omitted from ICE box calculations because a negligible amount of the pure substances is used in the reaction. Solids and liquids don't have concentrations and are not included in the K expression or the ICE box.

Ian Morris 3C
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Re: Using the "ICE" box

Postby Ian Morris 3C » Sun Jan 12, 2020 9:25 pm

Only gas and aqueous are included, never liquids and solids.


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