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Unformatted text preview: _[Products] =L =K (a constant) fReactants I k, o @ Equilibrium Gonstants aA + bB - cC + dD K-[Cf[D]o lAl"[B]" Equilibrium constants are thermodynamic quantities. . Tell us the equilibrium position NOT how fast it is obtained All Reactions are Equilibria Some are just more "equal" than others. . KVery Large = strongly favours products or it "goes to completion" . KVery Small + strongly favours reactants, or "no reaction occurs" I Kfor Reverse Reaction cC+dD-aA+bB lAl"lBlo I l\'=-=_ lcl"[D]' K o 6 Multiplying molar ratios by a factor (n) naA + nbB -- ncc + ndD K'-[c]*[D]". =K' IA]""IB]"" K is unique for a given reaction at a siven temperature 4...
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This note was uploaded on 12/27/2011 for the course CHEM 122 taught by Professor Williams during the Fall '10 term at Simon Fraser.
- Fall '10