van't Hoff's law

noun

: a statement in physical chemistry: the effect of a change in temperature on a system in equilibrium is to shift the equilibrium in the direction that acts to nullify the temperature change
according to van't Hoff's law, an increase in temperature will cause an increase in the rate of an endothermic reaction

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“Van't Hoff's law.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/van%27t%20Hoff%27s%20law. Accessed 17 Jul. 2024.

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