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What is Chemical Equilibrium and What are the Different Factors that Affect Chemical Equilibrium?

When a chemical system is in a state where the concentration of the chemical reactants and the concentration of the products formed undergo no changes over time, the chemical system is said to be in a state of chemical equilibrium. At a point of chemical equilibrium, the rate of the forward reaction is said to be equal to the rate of backward reaction. This article aims to explain the concept of chemical equilibrium and the various factors that affect it. An Introduction to Chemical Equilibrium Chemical equilibrium is known to be affected by several factors such as changes in the concentration of either reactants or products, the common ion effect, changes in the temperature of the reaction environment, or the introduction of a chemical catalyst. But what exactly is chemical equilibrium?

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