Temperature and K  [ENDORSED]

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Nehal Banik
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Temperature and K

Postby Nehal Banik » Sat Nov 25, 2017 8:30 pm

How is the equilibrium composition affected by temperature?

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Re: Temperature and K

Postby Kaelie Blanes-Ronda 2L » Sat Nov 25, 2017 8:54 pm

A temperature change occurs when temperature is increased or decreased. This shifts chemical equilibria toward the products or reactants. In exothermic reactions, increase in temperature decreases the equilibrium constant, K, whereas, in endothermic reactions, increase in temperature increases the K value.

Mary Becerra 2D
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Re: Temperature and K

Postby Mary Becerra 2D » Sat Nov 25, 2017 11:40 pm

According to Le Chatelier's principle, the effect of temperature on equilibria involves a change in the equilibrium constant as well.

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Re: Temperature and K  [ENDORSED]

Postby Chem_Mod » Sat Nov 25, 2017 11:56 pm

I will discuss this in Monday's class.

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