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Iris Shim 1E
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Postby Iris Shim 1E » Mon Nov 20, 2017 11:51 am

Even though it is rare, what does it mean when K=1? Qualitatively, how would this affect the reaction in the hypothetical scenario that k=1

Emma Miltenberger 2I
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Postby Emma Miltenberger 2I » Mon Nov 20, 2017 12:02 pm

The ratio of products to reactants would be exactly 1:1. For every mole of reactants, there is one mole of reactants.

Jordan Foster
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Re: K=1

Postby Jordan Foster » Mon Nov 20, 2017 10:20 pm

The main time this can really happen is if the same types of atoms are reacting with each other. Otherwise, atoms and molecules will commonly have different rates of reaction, so k will hardly ever be 1.

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