Inert Gas

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Claudeth Martinez 1D
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Inert Gas

Postby Claudeth Martinez 1D » Sun Jan 27, 2019 5:06 pm

What happens when an inert gas is added? What happens to the equilibrium?

Sara Flynn 2C
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Re: Inert Gas

Postby Sara Flynn 2C » Sun Jan 27, 2019 5:09 pm

An inert gas will not affect the equilibrium because it is not a part of the reaction and will not change the pressures of the gases in the reaction

isarose0
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Re: Inert Gas

Postby isarose0 » Sun Jan 27, 2019 5:55 pm

An inert gas does not affect the equilibrium because the volume is not changing, therefore the concentrations are not changing.

Yvonne Du
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Re: Inert Gas

Postby Yvonne Du » Sun Jan 27, 2019 6:07 pm

Since the volume is not changed after gas is being inserted, the partial pressure for each molecule is not changed therefore the equilibrium stays.

Isabelle Fontanilla 1I
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Re: Inert Gas

Postby Isabelle Fontanilla 1I » Sun Jan 27, 2019 7:52 pm

When an inert gas is added to a system in equilibrium with constant volume, the pressure of the system will go up, but, since the concentrations of the products and reactants do not change, there will be no shifts in the equilibrium. However, if the volume is not constant, the equilibrium will shift towards the direction with more moles of gas. This is so the system can counter the change that took place in the system (Le Châtelier's Principle).

Hadji Yono-Cruz 2L
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Re: Inert Gas

Postby Hadji Yono-Cruz 2L » Sat Feb 02, 2019 10:16 pm

As long as there is no change in volume, then equilibrium will not be shifted because the inert gas is not included in the chemical reaction.

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Re: Inert Gas

Postby KatelinTanjuaquio 1L » Sat Feb 02, 2019 10:54 pm

Inert gases do not affect equilibrium so long as volume stays constant.


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