Highest initial rate:
(a) Rate = k3/2 = 32
Carbon monoxide and chlorine gas react to form phosgene (COCl2) according to the equation: CO(g) + Cl2(g) → COCl2(g). The rate law for the reaction is Rate = k[Cl2]3/2[CO]. Which representation of the mixture of chlorine gas and carbon monoxide gas has the fastest initial rate?
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