Campbell Biology (10th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0321775651
ISBN 13: 978-0-32177-565-8

Chapter 2 - 2.4 - Concept Check: 2

Answer

This is a trick question. At equilibrium, the rate of reaction for both products to reactants and reactants to products is the same, resulting in an equilibrium of reactants and products.

Work Step by Step

Equilibrium requires the reaction in either direction to be exactly equal in rate (hence the name). The volumes of either may not be equal; The name refers to the reaction itself.
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