Problem: Hydrogen reacts with nitrogen monoxide to form dinitrogen monoxide (laughing gas) according to the equation:H2 (g) + 2NO(g) ⟶ N2O(g) + H2O(g) Determine the rate equation, the rate constant, and the orders with respect to each reactant from the following data:

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Recall that the rate law only focuses on the reactant concentrations and has a general form of:

rate law=kAxBy


Calculate the order of the reaction with respect to NO.

[NO] (M)

0.30

0.60

0.60

[H2] (M)

0.35

0.35

0.70

Rate (mol/L·s)

2.835x10-3

1.134x10-2

2.268x10-2


Calculate order with respect to NO:

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Hydrogen reacts with nitrogen monoxide to form dinitrogen monoxide (laughing gas) according to the equation:

H2 (g) + 2NO(g) ⟶ N2O(g) + H2O(g) 

Determine the rate equation, the rate constant, and the orders with respect to each reactant from the following data:

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