Changes in K

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taywebb
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Changes in K

Postby taywebb » Sat Jan 19, 2019 3:01 pm

Does anyone know what actually changes K? I know changing the reaction and the temperature changes it, but does anything else change it?

Aurbal Popal
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Re: Changes in K

Postby Aurbal Popal » Sat Jan 19, 2019 3:08 pm

The only thing that changes K, the equilibrium constant, is temperature. Everything else just causes a shift equilibrium position, but not the equilibrium constant.

deepto_mizan1H
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Re: Changes in K

Postby deepto_mizan1H » Sat Jan 19, 2019 4:19 pm

Temperature (as said above) is the only change that will have an effect on the K constant. This is due to a change in energy provided and other conditions related to temperature change. Often raising the temperature will shift it to endothermic direction.

Lasya Gudipudi 1A
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Re: Changes in K

Postby Lasya Gudipudi 1A » Sat Jan 19, 2019 11:09 pm

The equilibrium constant only changes when temperature changes. Anything else will not cause the ratio of products and reactant to change.

Mariana Fuentes 4l
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Re: Changes in K

Postby Mariana Fuentes 4l » Sun Jan 20, 2019 3:57 pm

Temperature changes the equilibrium constant. When temperature increases the Kp decreases.


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