Purity

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Purity

Postby 605110118 » Thu Jan 09, 2020 3:10 pm

Does the pureness of products or reactants affect equilibrium constant?

Kate Osborne 1H
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Re: Purity

Postby Kate Osborne 1H » Thu Jan 09, 2020 3:24 pm

The only thing that effects the equilibrium coefficient is a change in temperature

LNgo 1G
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Re: Purity

Postby LNgo 1G » Thu Jan 09, 2020 3:41 pm

I think in lecture a "pure" substance was described as that in a liquid or solid state. When calculating the equilibrium constant, solids nor liquids are included in the formula.

Izzie Capra 2E
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Re: Purity

Postby Izzie Capra 2E » Thu Jan 09, 2020 3:48 pm

^^ I agree with this statement. When calculating K, look at the products and reactants that are either in the gas or aqueous phase. Pure solids or liquids shouldn't be used in the K expression or calculations.


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