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Angela Wu-2H wrote:Can partial pressure be measured in bars and atm or just bars?
Partial pressure can be measure in both bars and atm. I believe for this class, we will assume 1 bar = 1 atm, but you can also convert if necessary.
Emma Joy Schaetz 1E wrote:Why are solids and liquids not included when calculating K values?
I believe solids and liquids are not included when calculating K values because their concentrations don't change significantly over the course of a reaction. Can anyone confirm this? I'm not exactly sure if this is the right explanation.
Emma Joy Schaetz 1E wrote:How do we know when to use K_c and when to use Partial Pressure Notation?
Kc notation is used when the reactants and products of a homogeneous reaction are in the aqueous phase, while partial pressure notation is used when the reactants and products of a homogeneous reaction are in the gas phase.
Kc = use brackets
Kp = use parentheses
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