We’re being asked to calculate the rate of the reaction for the following reaction:
Cl2(g) + 3 F2(g) → 2 ClF3(g)
Recall that for a reaction aA → bB, the rate of a reaction is given by:
Δ[A] = change in concentration of reactants or products (in mol/L or M)
Δt = change in time
Consider the reaction: Cl2(g) + 3F2(g) → 2ClF3(g).
Given that Δ[Cl2]/Δt = -0.054 M/s. Find the rate of the reaction.
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