Problem: Consider the reaction: Cl2(g) + 3F2(g) → 2ClF3(g).Given that Δ[Cl2]/t = -0.054 M/s. Find Δ[ClF3]/Δt

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We can simply do a rate-to-rate comparison based on the stoichiometric coefficients.

Reaction: Cl2(g) + 3F2(g) → 2ClF3(g)

Given:

[Cl2]t=-0.054 Ms


Since ClF3 is a product, the rate should be positive since products are formed/increased. Based on the balanced equation, we can see that 1 mole of Cl2 forms 2 moles of ClF3

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Consider the reaction: Cl2(g) + 3F2(g) → 2ClF3(g).

Given that Δ[Cl2]/t = -0.054 M/s. Find Δ[ClF3]/Δt

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