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    Mar 10, 2008, 04:36 PM
    reversible reaction
    what is meant by reversible reactions and how do chemists indicate a reversible reaction when writing a chemical equation?
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    Mar 10, 2008, 04:56 PM
    A reversible reaction is a chemical reaction that results in an equilibrium mixture of reactants and products. For a reaction involving two reactants and two products this can be expressed symbolically as

    AA + bB ⇌ cC + dD

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