Exothermic Reaction

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Exothermic Reaction

Postby Tiffany Cao 1D » Sat Dec 09, 2017 11:42 am

In an exothermic reaction when temperature doubled, what happens to the K constant and why?

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Re: Exothermic Reaction

Postby Chem_Mod » Sat Dec 09, 2017 11:45 am

The K will decrease because the reverse reaction will be favored. There will be more reactants and less products.

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Re: Exothermic Reaction

Postby Aya Shokair- Dis 2H » Sat Dec 09, 2017 1:04 pm

You can think of heat as a reactant in exothermic reactions!

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Re: Exothermic Reaction

Postby StephanieRusnak » Sat Dec 09, 2017 4:04 pm

In this case, heat is a product of the reaction so when it is increased the reaction will shift left to the side of the reactants, causing K to decrease.


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