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Calculating equilibrium constant at 25°C

Calculate the equilibrium constant of the following reaction at 25°C from standard potential data (available in emf (electromotive force tables) in any General Chemistry book; the library has many.)

Sn(s) + 2 AgCl(s)-->2 Ag(s)+ SnCl2(aq)

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For the hypothetical chemical reaction

a A + b B c C + d D

the equilibrium constant is defined as

Kc = [C]c [D]d / [A]a [B]b

The notation [A] signifies the molar ...

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This solution shows how to calculate the equilibrium constant using an emf table.