Equilibrium in chemistry



What is the effect of increasing the temperature on the equilibrium of the reaction?

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Chemistry Kamal Kumar 2 years 1 Answer 284 views 2

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  1. Look carefully at the reaction. The heat is on the product side and hence heat is released during the reaction so it is an exothermic reaction.

    Now from Le-Chatlier Principle, in an exothermic reaction, increasing the temperature favors backward reaction and hence reaction will shift backward or favor formation of reactant.

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