ice table

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connie 2C
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ice table

Postby connie 2C » Mon Jan 20, 2020 12:28 am

does an ice table only include gases and does not include solids and liquids?

Naneeta Desar 1K
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Re: ice table

Postby Naneeta Desar 1K » Mon Jan 20, 2020 12:38 am

The ICE table can include solids and liquids however the values will be 0 since they are not included in the equilibrium constant equation so they're impact is negligible.

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Re: ice table

Postby Sanjana K - 2F » Mon Jan 20, 2020 3:14 am

The ICE table is just supposed to help you write your equilibrium constant expression and to track changes in the concentrations of the reactants and products. Your final Kc expression won't include solids and liquids, so you wouldn't have any values for them in your ICE table.

Mitchell Koss 4G
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Re: ice table

Postby Mitchell Koss 4G » Mon Jan 20, 2020 7:59 am

ICE tables are all about equilibrium so there is no need to include solids or liquids.

saigorijavolu2k
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Re: ice table

Postby saigorijavolu2k » Mon Jan 20, 2020 9:55 am

Solids and Liquids do not contribute to the equilibrium constant, thus do not need to be included in ICE tables.

Radha Patel 4I
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Re: ice table

Postby Radha Patel 4I » Mon Jan 20, 2020 11:43 am

yes, solids and liquids are excluded from ice tables as they add no significance to the solutions equilibrium


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