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Equilibrium Constants:
When decreasing the temperature of an endothermic reaction; the constant (K) value decreases or increases?
In my book the answer states "increase the value of the constant as the reaction is endothermic.
But my notes states that "when temperature increases, the K value increases for endothermic reactions."
So, doesn't the K value decrease when the temperature decreases?
 2 years ago
 2 years ago
Omniscience Group Title
Equilibrium Constants: When decreasing the temperature of an endothermic reaction; the constant (K) value decreases or increases? In my book the answer states "increase the value of the constant as the reaction is endothermic. But my notes states that "when temperature increases, the K value increases for endothermic reactions." So, doesn't the K value decrease when the temperature decreases?
 2 years ago
 2 years ago

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NotTim Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
We should revisit Le Chatelier's principle.
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NotTim Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Le_Chatelier's_principle#Effect_of_change_in_temperature
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NotTim Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
wai.t TELL ME THE K WIKIPEDIA. Darnit
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Omniscience Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
what? lol
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Omniscience Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
when temperate decreases in an endothermic reaction the equilibrium shifts to the left i think
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Omniscience Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
temperature*
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NotTim Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
My notes say: "Increase temp, K decreases in exothermic rx, K increases in endothermic rx.
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Omniscience Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
yeah.. but this is decreases; so does it go the opposite?
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NotTim Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
"Decreases temp, K down in exothermic, K up in endothermic rx"
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Omniscience Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
why does the constant increases when the temperature decreases? and when the temperature increases the constant still increases..?
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Omniscience Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
okay; thanks.
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