Problem: Consider this system at equilibrium.A (aq) ↔ B (aq) ΔH - 450 KJ/molWhat can be said about Q and K immediately after an increase in temperature?a) Q > K because Q increasedb) Q > K because K decreasedc) Q < K bc Q decreasedd) Q < K bc K increasede) Q = K bc neither changedHow will the system respond to a temperature increase?a) shift leftb) shift rightc) no change

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A(aq)  B(aq)   ΔH – 450 KJ/mol

– ΔH → exothermic reaction

The expressions for K and Q:

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Consider this system at equilibrium.

A (aq)  B (aq) ΔH - 450 KJ/mol

What can be said about Q and K immediately after an increase in temperature?

a) Q > K because Q increased

b) Q > K because K decreased

c) Q < K bc Q decreased

d) Q < K bc K increased

e) Q = K bc neither changed

How will the system respond to a temperature increase?

a) shift left

b) shift right

c) no change

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