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Ch.1 - Intro to General Chemistry
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Ch.4 - Chemical Quantities & Aqueous Reactions
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Ch.10 - Molecular Shapes & Valence Bond Theory
Ch.11 - Liquids, Solids & Intermolecular Forces
Ch.12 - Solutions
Ch.13 - Chemical Kinetics
Ch.14 - Chemical Equilibrium
Ch.15 - Acid and Base Equilibrium
Ch.16 - Aqueous Equilibrium
Ch. 17 - Chemical Thermodynamics
Ch.18 - Electrochemistry
Ch.19 - Nuclear Chemistry
Ch.20 - Organic Chemistry
Ch.22 - Chemistry of the Nonmetals
Ch.23 - Transition Metals and Coordination Compounds

Solution: Consider the following elementary reaction: ICl (g) + H2 (g) → HI (g) + HCl (g) Suppose we let k1 stand for the rate constant of this reaction, and k-1 stand for the rate constant of the reverse reaction. Write an expression that gives the equilibrium concentration of HCl in terms of k1, k-1, and the equilibrium concentrations of ICl, H2, and HI.

Problem

Consider the following elementary reaction: 

ICl (g) + H2 (g) → HI (g) + HCl (g) 

Suppose we let k1 stand for the rate constant of this reaction, and k-1 stand for the rate constant of the reverse reaction. Write an expression that gives the equilibrium concentration of HCl in terms of k1, k-1, and the equilibrium concentrations of ICl, H2, and HI.

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