In this lesson you will learn to solve equilibrium problems involving concentrations of reactants and products at equilibrium, equilibrium constant, and the use of ICE tables.
By the end of this students should be able to:
- solve problems related to equilibria by performing calculations involving concentrations.
- use ICE tables to calculate the concentration of reactants and products at equilibrium.
- solve both equilibria problems involving perfect squares and the quadratic equation
- assess when to use an approximation method to simplify equilibria problems.
Let’s start by looking a how chemist attempt to solve equilibria problems involving concentrations. Once again as you watch this video lesson, feel free to stop/rewind and take notes so that you get a chance to absorb the material well.
In order to simplify complex equilibria problems involving quadratic equations, chemists use an approximation method known as the 100 or 100 Rule. Watch the video lesson below and take notes as needed.
In order for you to become proficient in solving equilibria problems, please on a sheet of paper solve the problems in the worksheet below. All final answers are included in the worksheet.