Catalysts  [ENDORSED]

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Kate Manganaro 1F
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Catalysts

Postby Kate Manganaro 1F » Sun Apr 08, 2018 4:25 pm

Just for clarification, if a catalyst is present in a chemical reaction, it doesn't appear in the reactants or products of the chemical equation does it?

chemlover
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Re: Catalysts

Postby chemlover » Sun Apr 08, 2018 4:33 pm

Yes, I believe you are correct. The catalyst isn't reacting, it's just speeding up the reaction.

Kalsuda Lapborisuth 1B
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Re: Catalysts

Postby Kalsuda Lapborisuth 1B » Sun Apr 08, 2018 4:59 pm

I believe catalysts are usually noted above the arrows in chemical equations and not included in the reactants or products.

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Re: Catalysts

Postby jessicasam » Sun Apr 08, 2018 8:42 pm

A catalyst just changes the speed of a reaction but does not change the amount of reactant or the amount of product that is produced.

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Re: Catalysts  [ENDORSED]

Postby nicknavejas1B » Sun Apr 08, 2018 10:11 pm

Catalysts are normally noted above the arrow in the chemical equation, however, it would not be present or noted on either the reactants nor products.


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