Dynamic Equilibrium Definition

The rates of the forward and reverse reactions are equal at dynamic equilibrium.
The rates of the forward and reverse reactions are equal at dynamic equilibrium. Rafe Swan, Getty Images

Dynamic Equilibrium Definition

A dynamic equilibrium is a chemical equilibrium between a forward reaction and the reverse reaction where the rate of the reactions are equal.

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Helmenstine, Anne Marie, Ph.D. "Dynamic Equilibrium Definition." ThoughtCo, Apr. 12, 2016, thoughtco.com/definition-of-dynamic-equilibrium-605052. Helmenstine, Anne Marie, Ph.D. (2016, April 12). Dynamic Equilibrium Definition. Retrieved from https://www.thoughtco.com/definition-of-dynamic-equilibrium-605052 Helmenstine, Anne Marie, Ph.D. "Dynamic Equilibrium Definition." ThoughtCo. https://www.thoughtco.com/definition-of-dynamic-equilibrium-605052 (accessed April 24, 2018).