Problem: Chlorine is commonly used to disinfect drinking water, and inactivation of pathogens by chlorine follows first-order kinetics. The following data are for E. coli inactivation:How much contact time is required for 95% inactivation?

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Chlorine is commonly used to disinfect drinking water, and inactivation of pathogens by chlorine follows first-order kinetics. The following data are for E. coli inactivation:

How much contact time is required for 95% inactivation?

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