What happens to a chemical system at equilibrium when that equilibrium is disturbed?

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a

According to Le Châtelier’s principle, when a chemical system at equilibrium is disturbed, the system shifts in a direction that maximizes the disturbance.

b

According to Le Châtelier’s principle, when a chemical system at equilibrium is disturbed, the system does not shifts in any direction.

c

According to Le Châtelier’s principle, when a chemical system at equilibrium is disturbed, the system shifts in a direction that minimizes the disturbance.

 

asked Feb 20, 2012 in General Chemistry by yoshi ~Expert~ (919 points)
    

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C is correct:

According to Le Châtelier’s principle, when a chemical system at equilibrium is disturbed, the system shifts in a direction that minimizes the disturbance.

answered Feb 20, 2012 by kirby ~Expert~ (3,020 points)
selected Feb 20, 2012 by yoshi



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