Chemistry: The Molecular Science (5th Edition)

Published by Cengage Learning
ISBN 10: 1285199049
ISBN 13: 978-1-28519-904-7

Chapter 12 - Chemical Equilibrium - Conceptual Exercise 12.3 - Properties of Equilibrium - Page 529: a


The new mixture is not at equilibrium. Since some cis-2-butene was suddenly removed, it will take some time in order to reach equilibrium again.

Work Step by Step

Until the equilibrium is reached again, only kinetics are capable of predicting the composition of the compounds.
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