Anonymous asked in Science & MathematicsChemistry · 1 decade ago

K[c] what does this stand for and how do i work it out?

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  • 1 decade ago
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    Kc is the equilibrium constant expressed in terms of concentrations. It is worked out as the concentration of the products divided by the concentration of the reactants. For example for A + B >>> C + D

    Kc = [C][D]/[A][B]

    Source(s): Ph.D. Biochemistry/Neuroscience
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  • 1 decade ago

    The [c] notation is in reference to a certain concentration. The brackets mean some type of concentration. You need to find the concentration in this case.

    However if there is a subscript below the K. It could be in reference to the number of atoms of a certain element.

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