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. If the initial concentration of SO2Cl2 is 1.00 M, how long will it take for the concentration to decrease to 0.78 M ?

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The Integrated Rate Laws relates the variable of time to the Rate Law equation.

For a First Order reaction, the integrated rate law is:

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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. If the initial concentration of SO2Cl2 is 1.00 M, how long will it take for the concentration to decrease to 0.78 M ?

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