General, Organic, and Biological Chemistry: Structures of Life (5th Edition)

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Chapter 10 - Reaction Rates and Chemical Equilibrium - Understanding the Concepts - Page 396: 10.42


The $K_c$ for the reaction in the diagram has a small value.

Work Step by Step

1. Count the amount of reactants and products at equilibrium. - There are 8 molecules of reactants in the diagram at equilibrium. - There are 2 molecules of products in the diagram at equilibrium. 2. Since there are most reactants at equilibrium, the $K_c$ has a small value.
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