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michelle10

  • 2 years ago

when will an equilibrium stop? 1.when we have more reactant than product. 2. when we have more production reactant 3. when the concentration of the product and reactant are equal 4 . when concentration of the reactant and product reach their equilibrium values 5. never

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  1. michelle10
    • 2 years ago
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    Someone help me plz . Giving metals

  2. JamesWolf
    • 2 years ago
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    do you mean, when will a chemical reaction stop?

  3. michelle10
    • 2 years ago
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    @JamesWolf . Yes i need help with this asap. what would be the best answer?

  4. JamesWolf
    • 2 years ago
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    if the concentration of product and reactant are equal, and the chemical process is reversable, then there is no preference to create product or reactant. So the reaction will be in equilibrium

  5. michelle10
    • 2 years ago
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    So it would be #4 @JamesWolf

  6. mos1635
    • 2 years ago
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    4 or 5 4 is correct. that is correct in equilibrium. concentration of the reactant and product reach their equilibrium values and those values stay constant if nothing else change. but 5 is also corect due to the reaction continues with the same speed to both directions.... i would go with 5

  7. thecuriousbud
    • 2 years ago
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    i would agree with the comment above me.

  8. michelle10
    • 2 years ago
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    @thecuriousbud u would agree with #5 also?? & thank for ur help

  9. thecuriousbud
    • one year ago
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    It is generally considered that the forward and reverse reactions both continue but at the same rate, so that "net reaction" stops which explains why 4 would be right, but not the microreactions which is why 5 is correct.

  10. michelle10
    • one year ago
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    ok got it! thanks

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