Chemistry: The Molecular Nature of Matter and Change 7th Edition

Published by McGraw-Hill Education
ISBN 10: 007351117X
ISBN 13: 978-0-07351-117-7

Chapter 17 - Problems: 17.6

Answer

No, the value of Q is not constant.

Work Step by Step

Q is ratio of product to reactant at any time while K is ratio of product to reactant at equilibrium. Therefore, Q will keep on changing during the duration of reaction and ultimately reach the value of K and then becomes constant.
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