Chemistry (4th Edition)

Published by McGraw-Hill Publishing Company
ISBN 10: 0078021529
ISBN 13: 978-0-07802-152-7

Chapter 15 - Questions and Problems - Page 706: 15.1


Equilibrium is the state where the rate of the forward and the reverse reaction are the same. Two examples of dynamic equilibrium: A chemical reaction at equilibrium, and an object at constant speed, where, according to Newton's Law, the sum of all forces is equal to zero.

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You can find this definition of equilibrium in the first section of this chapter of the book, or in any dictionary with a chemistry definition for equilibrium.
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