Percentage dissociation

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Pratyush Kandimalla 2O
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Percentage dissociation

Postby Pratyush Kandimalla 2O » Tue Nov 22, 2016 4:26 pm

What happens if percentage of dissociation is greater than 5%? Does it make all our calculations and approximation of (m-x=m) wrong?
Can we not use this if t is greater than 5%?

Manpreet Singh 1N
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Re: Percentage dissociation

Postby Manpreet Singh 1N » Tue Nov 22, 2016 6:04 pm


When the percent dissociation is greater than 5%, we can not approximate. We would have to use the quadratic equation to solve for X, to have a more precise concentration.

Hope that helps :)

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