Problem: Consider the reaction, NH4+(aq) + OH-(aq) ↔ NH3(aq) + H2O(l), for which Keq = 5.6 × 106. Which of the following can be deduced from the value of the equilibrium constant?I. the reaction is slow to reach equilibriumII. the reaction is fast to reach equilibriumIII. the equilibrium mixture has more reactants than productsIV. the equilibrium mixture has more products than reactantsa. IV onlyb. I and IIIc. III onlyd. I onlye. II and IV

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We're being asked to determine the correct statement/s below considering the reaction, NH4+(aq) + OH-(aq) ↔ NH3(aq) + H2O(l), for which Keq = 5.6 × 106

Analyzing each statement

I. the reaction is slow to reach equilibrium

II. the reaction is fast to reach equilibrium

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Consider the reaction, NH4+(aq) + OH-(aq) ↔ NH3(aq) + H2O(l), for which Keq = 5.6 × 106. Which of the following can be deduced from the value of the equilibrium constant?

I. the reaction is slow to reach equilibrium

II. the reaction is fast to reach equilibrium

III. the equilibrium mixture has more reactants than products

IV. the equilibrium mixture has more products than reactants

a. IV only

b. I and III

c. III only

d. I only

e. II and IV

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