Problem: We recognize a state of equilibrium whenA. the reaction goes to completionB. all molecular motion stopsC. there is no further change in any macroscopic propertyD. the reaction goes halfway to completionE. the system alternates between reactants and products in a periodic fashion

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We're being asked to determine the statement that pertains to equilibrium.


Recall that a reaction reaches equilibrium when:

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We recognize a state of equilibrium when

A. the reaction goes to completion

B. all molecular motion stops

C. there is no further change in any macroscopic property

D. the reaction goes halfway to completion

E. the system alternates between reactants and products in a periodic fashion

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