# Problem: Consider the following data showing the initial rate of a reaction (A → products) at several different concentrations of A.What is the order of the reaction?[A]  (M)Initial Rate (M/s)0.1000.0650.2000.1300.3000.195

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We’re being asked to determine the order of the reaction based on the reaction and data given.

Recall that the rate law only focuses on the reactant concentrations and has a general form of:

k = rate constant
A & B = reactants
x & y = reactant orders

We can use any of the data to calculate for the order of the reaction. For our calculation, we will use rate 1 and rate 2.

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Consider the following data showing the initial rate of a reaction (A → products) at several different concentrations of A.
What is the order of the reaction?
 [A]  (M) Initial Rate (M/s) 0.100 0.065 0.200 0.130 0.300 0.195

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