Turn on thread page Beta
    • Thread Starter
    Offline

    0
    What makes reversible reactions reversible in the first place?

    Thanks
    • Community Assistant
    • Study Helper
    Offline

    17
    ReputationRep:
    Community Assistant
    Study Helper
    (Original post by stupidcode)
    What makes reversible reactions reversible in the first place?

    Thanks
    All chemical reactions are (theoretically at least) reversible.
    Offline

    19
    ReputationRep:
    (Original post by stupidcode)
    Thanks, but I was asking about equations that have its forward and backward reactions occurring simultaneously.
    Look up Le Chatelier's Principle - that'll explain quite a bit of why reactions are reversible.
    Offline

    11
    ReputationRep:
    They are in a chemical equilibrium.
 
 
 
Reply
Submit reply
Turn on thread page Beta
Updated: October 31, 2011

University open days

  • University of East Anglia
    UEA Mini Open Day Undergraduate
    Fri, 23 Nov '18
  • Norwich University of the Arts
    Undergraduate Open Days Undergraduate
    Fri, 23 Nov '18
  • Edge Hill University
    All Faculties Undergraduate
    Sat, 24 Nov '18
Poll
Black Friday: Yay or Nay?

The Student Room, Get Revising and Marked by Teachers are trading names of The Student Room Group Ltd.

Register Number: 04666380 (England and Wales), VAT No. 806 8067 22 Registered Office: International House, Queens Road, Brighton, BN1 3XE

Write a reply...
Reply
Hide
Reputation gems: You get these gems as you gain rep from other members for making good contributions and giving helpful advice.