Problem: A certain reaction has the following general form: aA → bB At a particular temperature and [A]0 = 2.00 x 10-2 M, concentration versus time data were collected for this reaction, and a plot of ln[A] versus time resulted in a straight line with a slope value of -2.97 x 10-2 min-1.b. Calculate the half‑life for this reaction. 

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A certain reaction has the following general form: 

aA → bB 

At a particular temperature and [A]0 = 2.00 x 10-2 M, concentration versus time data were collected for this reaction, and a plot of ln[A] versus time resulted in a straight line with a slope value of -2.97 x 10-2 min-1.

b. Calculate the half‑life for this reaction. 

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