Le Chatelier's Priciple

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Le Chatelier's Priciple

Postby Riya Sood 4G » Sun Jan 19, 2020 10:12 pm

Does adding a liquid or solid to a reaction at equilibrium affect the concentrations of the reactants or products?

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Re: Le Chatelier's Priciple

Postby Brianna Becerra 1B » Sun Jan 19, 2020 10:15 pm

No, because solids can not have a concentration due to their form and for liquids, the change in concentration is so minute, it also does not affect the overall concentrations.

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Re: Le Chatelier's Priciple

Postby Eesha Sohail 1D » Sun Jan 19, 2020 10:17 pm

Liquids and solids are not part of the equilibrium constant expression, so they will not affect the concentration of the reactants or products.

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Re: Le Chatelier's Priciple

Postby Owen-Koetters-4I » Sun Jan 19, 2020 10:30 pm

No. The activities of liquids and solid do not affect the K value of the reaction

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Re: Le Chatelier's Priciple

Postby 005162520 » Sun Jan 19, 2020 10:39 pm

No, solids or liquids do not affect the concentrations or therefore equilibrium. Only temperature can affect the K.

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