anonymous
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katieb
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anonymous
  • anonymous
he stated that when a chemical systems equilibrium is is disturbed, the system always appears to react in direction that opposes the change until new equilibrium what does that mean? example?
anonymous
  • anonymous
Ok we'll uses a simple reaction to explain I like to use 2h2 + o2 <-> 2h2o
anonymous
  • anonymous
If we add either of the reactants(h2 or o2) the reaction will try to rebalance itself but making more product until equilibrium is reached

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anonymous
  • anonymous
One the other hand if h2o is added the reaction will shift in the direction of the reactants until equilibrium is reached
anonymous
  • anonymous
Additionally if pressure were to increase(decrease in volume) the reaction will shift to the side with less moles which is the product side 3 vs 2 mols and visa versa is pressure were to decrease the reaction will shill to the side with more moles the left side (reactants)
anonymous
  • anonymous
I hope this helps
anonymous
  • anonymous
ok makes sense now! one more question, when you add or remove energy so endo or exo which one is producing products and which reactants?
anonymous
  • anonymous
my text book is kinda confusing as it contradicts itself.... @zoomiemoo
anonymous
  • anonymous
This confused me too I thought I was never going to get it
anonymous
  • anonymous
when you think about it exothermic reactions make energy energy a->b+heat. If you add heat the reaction will try to counteract it by shifting to the reactants so not as much heat is lost in the first place
anonymous
  • anonymous
does that make sense?
anonymous
  • anonymous
ok so that's what I thought, but for one example.....
anonymous
  • anonymous
|dw:1432790394811:dw| it said it shifted right so more products favoured but that didnt make sense....
anonymous
  • anonymous
is there a difference in terms when talking about removing vs releasing absorbing vs adding?
anonymous
  • anonymous
The terms usually mean the same thing. Is it possible to take a picture of your textbook and post it
anonymous
  • anonymous
mhhmm ill even outline where its contradicting itself just give me a second
anonymous
  • anonymous
unless it said it absorbed energy 'from' the equation then it would mean that they are taking energy away from the reaction
anonymous
  • anonymous
could you explain that? what does from the equation mean?
anonymous
  • anonymous
Think of a sponge that absorbs heat. It is put into the reaction to absorb heat from the reaction. This means that the heat is reduced from the system
anonymous
  • anonymous
oh so your saying the surrounding is absorbing heat but system is releasing right?
anonymous
  • anonymous
ya. Is that what the question said?

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