The reaction quotient is an equation that allows us to determine whether a system is at equilibrium or not.
Can We Help with Your Assignment?
Let us do your homework! Professional writers in all subject areas are available and will meet your assignment deadline. Free proofreading and copy-editing included.
The equation is the same as the equilibrium law except the concentrations are initial concentrations instead of equilibrium concentrations.
- If Q = K the system is at equilibrium
- If Q > K, the system will shift to the left because the product concentrations are higher than their equilibrium amounts
- If Q < K, the system will shift to the right because the product concentrations are lower than their equilibrium amounts
"Be Bold" No-Essay $10,000 Scholarship
The $10,000 “Be Bold” Scholarship is a no-essay scholarship that will be awarded to the applicant with the boldest profile. To us, boldest does not mean “best”, or “most accomplished”. Being bold means being: Earnest, Determined, Moving. The scholarship will be awarded to the student whose profile is most bold, according to these characteristics.