Answer to Question #204806 in Chemistry for Jake

Question #204806

3)

According to the following equilibrium:

Cr2O7^2-(aq) + H20(l) ⇌ 2CrO4^2- (aq) + 2H^+ (aq)

orange                yellow

Explain why a solution containing the following equilibrium system turns yellow when

sodium hydroxide is added.

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2021-06-10T03:32:37-0400

Sodium hydroxide leads to the neutralization of protons H+ decreasing their concentration in the solution. As the concentration of the product of the reaction decreases, the reaction shifts to the right increasing the production of CrO42-. As a result, the systems turns yellow.


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