For an exothermic reaction, what effect will increasing the temperature have on the equilibrium?

A. There will be a shift toward the products.
B. There will be a shift toward the reactants.
C.There will not be a shift in equilibrium.
D. Not enough information is given.

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  1. Look at it this way in equation form.
    A + B ==> C + heat
    So increasing heat drives it to the left so as to make less heat.

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