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**Problem**: The decomposition of SO2Cl2 is first order in SO2Cl2 and has a rate constant of 1.44×10−4 s-1 at a certain temperature. How long will it take for the concentration of SO2Cl2 to decrease to 25% of its initial concentration?

###### FREE Expert Solution

###### FREE Expert Solution

We’re given:** **

[N]_{t}** _{ }**=

**25%**

k = **1.44×10 ^{−4} s^{-1}**

Solving for **[N] _{t}/[N]_{0}**:

###### Problem Details

The decomposition of SO_{2}Cl_{2} is first order in SO_{2}Cl_{2} and has a rate constant of 1.44×10^{−4} s^{-1} at a certain temperature. How long will it take for the concentration of SO_{2}Cl_{2} to decrease to 25% of its initial concentration?

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