Problem: What is the half-life for the decomposition of NOCl when the concentration of NOCl is 0.15 M? The rate constant for this second-order reaction is 8.0 × 10−8 L/mol/s.

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The half-life of 2nd order reaction can be calculated as: 

t1/2 = 1k[NOCl]0t1/2 = 1(8x10-8 M-1s-1)[0.15 M]

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What is the half-life for the decomposition of NOCl when the concentration of NOCl is 0.15 M? The rate constant for this second-order reaction is 8.0 × 10−8 L/mol/s.

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