Le Chatelier's Principle

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Le Chatelier's Principle

Postby Emily Orozco L4 » Sun Jan 12, 2020 5:18 pm

This principle applies to changing what physical parameters?

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Re: Le Chatelier's Principle

Postby peteryim » Sun Jan 12, 2020 5:24 pm

Le Chatelier's Principle applies fundamentally to changes in temperature, pressure, or concentration. Changing other physical parameters will matter when they affect these three factors. For example, changing the volume of the container in which the reaction takes place effects the concentration of the reactants/products, which is why Le Chatelier's Principle becomes relevant.

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Re: Le Chatelier's Principle

Postby alicechien_4F » Mon Jan 13, 2020 7:17 pm

Le Chatelier's Principle applies to temperature, concentration, and pressure, but it doesn't apply to catalysts because catalysts speed up the forward and reverse reactions at the same rate.

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Re: Le Chatelier's Principle

Postby Joowon Seo 3A » Tue Jan 14, 2020 9:12 am

It applies if the physical parameters are produced. For example, if a reaction produces heat, more reactions will be favored to form reactants if we add heat.

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Re: Le Chatelier's Principle

Postby Emma Popescu 1L » Fri Jan 17, 2020 12:16 pm

Le Chatelier's principle states that chemical reactions adjust so as to minimize the effect of changes, which applies to temperature, pressure and concentration.

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Re: Le Chatelier's Principle

Postby Alice Chang 2H » Sat Jan 18, 2020 3:42 pm

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