Large K value


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JulieAljamal1E
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Large K value

Postby JulieAljamal1E » Sun Mar 03, 2019 3:19 pm

The book says a reaction with a large positive Ecell°has K>>1. What does this mean?

Hanniel U 2B
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Re: Large K value

Postby Hanniel U 2B » Sun Mar 03, 2019 3:27 pm

If the Ecell° is positive, the reaction is favorable forward which means has K>1

Tiffany_Cacy_3D
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Re: Large K value

Postby Tiffany_Cacy_3D » Sun Mar 03, 2019 3:31 pm

The double >> just means that it is very favorable, it is just a way to express that it is strongly favored.

Hilda Sauceda 3C
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Re: Large K value

Postby Hilda Sauceda 3C » Sun Mar 03, 2019 3:41 pm

It means that it is strongly favorable.

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Re: Large K value

Postby Rami_Z_AbuQubo_2K » Sun Mar 03, 2019 5:18 pm

If Ecell is negative, does that meant that the reverse reaction is favorable since the forward is not?

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Re: Large K value

Postby Isabelle Fontanilla 1I » Sun Mar 03, 2019 6:06 pm

Yes, the reaction should be favorable in the reverse direction.


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