Chemistry: The Molecular Science (5th Edition)

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

Chapter 12 - Chemical Equilibrium - Questions for Review and Thought - Topical Questions - Page 563e: 66c


The forward rate will be faster.

Work Step by Step

When the volume is doubled, the pressure decreases. As a result, because there are more moles of gaseous product than there are moles of gaseous reactant, the reaction will shift right by Le Chatlier's Principle. Thus, the forward rate will be faster.
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