Problem: What happens to a reaction at equilibrium when more reactant is added to the system?

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We're being asked to determine what happens to a reaction at equilibrium when more reactant is added to the system.


According to Le Chatelier’s Principle, if a system (chemical reaction) is at equilibrium and we disturb it, then the system will readjust to maintain its equilibrium state.

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What happens to a reaction at equilibrium when more reactant is added to the system?

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