# Problem: The reactionI - (aq) + OCl - (aq) → IO - (aq) + Cl - (aq)was studied, and the following data were obtained:c. Calculate the initial rate for an experiment where both I  - and OCl - are initially present at 0.15 mol/L.

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We are asked to calculate the initial rate for an experiment where both I  - and OCl - are initially present at 0.15 mol/L

To do so, we shall follow these steps:

Step 1Obtain the rate law equation.

Step 2: Determine the rate constant, k.

Step 3Determine the initial rate.

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The reaction

I - (aq) + OCl - (aq) → IO - (aq) + Cl - (aq)

was studied, and the following data were obtained: c. Calculate the initial rate for an experiment where both I  - and OCl - are initially present at 0.15 mol/L.

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