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: 15.3


Starting with only A: Some quantity of B must be produced, consuming A, in order to reach equilibrium. Starting with only B: Some quantity of A must be produced, consuming B, in order to reach equilibrium. Starting with a mixture of A and B: It depends. Maybe the some A must be produced, or maybe some B must be produced in order to reach equilibrium.

Work Step by Step

The equilibrium is reached when the rate of both forward and reverse reaction are the same.
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