## Q

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### Q

Can the reactant quotient apply to both concentration and partial pressure, just as K does?

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### Re: Q

Yes, I believe it can be applied to both.

vanessas0123
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### Re: Q

Yes. You calculate it the same way as K, except the reaction is simply not at equilibrium.

Ally Huang- 1F
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### Re: Q

The reaction quotient can be calculated for partial pressures and concentrations, but when comparing Q to K it is important to compare the reaction quotient for partial pressures to the equilibrium constant to partial pressures, not the equilibrium constant for concentration.

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### Re: Q

Q is basically the same thing as K but the reaction is not at equilibrium, so yes it can.

Edmund Zhi 2B
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Yup, it is a ratio!

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Q is not a fixed ratio like K is. Which means that Q is the ratio of the concentrations and the partial pressures of the products to those of the reactants at that moment in the reaction.It is essentially K but doesn't have to be equal to K. So yes, I think it can be applied to both.

Jesse Anderson-Ramirez 3I
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### Re: Q

Q, the reactant quotient, is calculated the same way as K, but Q is not in equilibrium.

KHowe_1D
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Yes I believe Q can be applied to both concentration and partial pressure.

Nikki Razal 1L
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Yes! Q or Qc or Qp is calculated the same way as K :)

Emily Lo 1J
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Yes it can apply to both! They are both calculated the same way. Just the only difference between the two is that K is at equilibrium while Q can be calculated at anytime in the reaction.