Problem: Give the overall reaction order that corresponds to a rate constant with each of the following units: (a) mol/L•s; 

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We’re being asked to determine the overall reaction order that corresponds to a rate constant with each of the following units mol/L•s.


To determine the unit of k, we will use the following equation:

k=M-n+1·t-1

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Give the overall reaction order that corresponds to a rate constant with each of the following units: 

(a) mol/L•s; 

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