Recall the integrated rate laws.
For a zeroth-order reaction is as follows:
y mx b
Graph: [A] vs. t
For a first-order reaction is as follows:
y mx b
Graph: ln [A] vs. t
For a second-order reaction is as follows:
The decomposition of ethanol (C2H5OH) on an alumina (Al2O3) surface
C2H5OH (g) → C2H4 (g) + H2O (g)
was studied at 600 K. Concentration versus time data were collected for this reaction, and a plot of [A] versus time resulted in a straight line with a slope of -4.00 x 10-5 mol/L•s.
a. Determine the rate law, the integrated rate law, and the value of the rate constant for this reaction.
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