Effect of increased concentration on equilibrium

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NatBrown1I
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Effect of increased concentration on equilibrium

Postby NatBrown1I » Sun Jan 13, 2019 9:41 pm

If you have already established equilibrium what will happen when you increase the concentration of the reactants?

Sara Lakamsani 4D
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Re: Effect of increased concentration on equilibrium

Postby Sara Lakamsani 4D » Sun Jan 13, 2019 9:43 pm

More product will be produced until equilibrium of concentrations is restored.

Angela Grant 1D
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Re: Effect of increased concentration on equilibrium

Postby Angela Grant 1D » Sun Jan 13, 2019 9:47 pm

In addition to more products getting produced, the concentration of any other reactants in the reaction would decrease.

Sara Lakamsani 4D
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Re: Effect of increased concentration on equilibrium

Postby Sara Lakamsani 4D » Sat Mar 16, 2019 9:48 pm

Hope this helped!

Jacqueline Duong 1H
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Re: Effect of increased concentration on equilibrium

Postby Jacqueline Duong 1H » Sun Mar 17, 2019 1:31 am

the system will favor the forward reaction and produce more products

Matthew Casillas 1C
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Re: Effect of increased concentration on equilibrium

Postby Matthew Casillas 1C » Sun Mar 17, 2019 9:53 am

The same would also go if you increased the concentration of products, the system will favor the opposite direction, the backwards reaction.

MichaelMoreno2G
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Re: Effect of increased concentration on equilibrium

Postby MichaelMoreno2G » Sun Mar 17, 2019 10:39 am

What about if the reaction is not at equilibrium? How increasing the concentration affect the equilibrium?

Mikka Hoffman 1C
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Re: Effect of increased concentration on equilibrium

Postby Mikka Hoffman 1C » Sun Mar 17, 2019 4:15 pm

The reactions will form products to restore equilibrium

Roberto Gonzalez 1L
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Re: Effect of increased concentration on equilibrium

Postby Roberto Gonzalez 1L » Sun Mar 17, 2019 4:58 pm

The reaction would compensate by forming more products and therefore shift to the right.

904837647
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Re: Effect of increased concentration on equilibrium

Postby 904837647 » Sun Mar 17, 2019 7:15 pm

Think of Le Chatelier's Principle. If a dynamic equilibrium is disturbed by changing the conditions, the position of equilibrium moves to counteract the change.


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