Temperatures and Equilibrium

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Cole Woulbroun 1J
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Temperatures and Equilibrium

Postby Cole Woulbroun 1J » Thu Jan 09, 2020 7:44 pm

Are there multiple temperatures where a reaction can reach equilibrium or is there a set equilibrium temperature for a specific reaction?

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Re: Temperatures and Equilibrium

Postby Daniela Shatzki 2E » Thu Jan 09, 2020 7:51 pm

I believe reactions can reach equilibrium at multiple temperatures but the K changes.

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Re: Temperatures and Equilibrium

Postby haileyramsey-1c » Thu Jan 09, 2020 10:04 pm

The equilibrium changes with temperature and can be reached at different temperature but the equilibrium constant will be effected. As temperature increases the value of K decreases.

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Re: Temperatures and Equilibrium

Postby 205405339 » Thu Jan 09, 2020 10:07 pm

all reactions will eventually reach a point where molar concentrations will become constant so in other words all reactions attain equilibrium after a certain period of time. Temperature, however, will affect the forward and reverse reaction rates thus affecting the equilibrium constant.

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Re: Temperatures and Equilibrium

Postby Kassidy Ford 1I » Sat Jan 11, 2020 3:30 pm

Each reaction has a different K's that correspond with different temperatures. This is why the temperature is often given in the question

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