47. Assertion (A) For any chemical reaction at a particular temperature, the equilibrium constant is fixed and is a characteristic property.

Reason (R) Equilibrium constant is independent of temperature.

(a) Both A and R are true and R is the correct explanation of A

(b) Both A and R are true but R is not the correct explanation of A

(c) A is true but R is false

(d) Both A and R are false

(c) Assertion is true but reason is false.
Equilibrium constant of a reaction depends upon temperature.