Problem: Consider the following reaction: CHCl3(g) + Cl2(g) → CCl4(g) + HCl(g)The initial rate of the reaction is measured at several different concentrations of the reactants with the following results:[CHCl3] (M)[Cl2] (M)Initial Rate (M/s)0.0100.0100.00340.0200.0100.00680.0200.0200.00960.0400.0400.027From the data, determine the rate law for the reaction.      

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We are asked to determine the rate law for the reaction.

To calculate the order of the reaction with respect to each reactant, we will use the experimental data given. 


CH3Cl

Look for the experimental data where the concentration of CH3Cl changes while the concentration of Cl2 remains the same.

                      

[CHCl3] (M)[Cl2] (M)Initial Rate (M/s)
0.0100.0100.0034
0.0200.0100.0068
0.0200.0200.0096
0.0400.0400.027

Calculate order with respect to CH3Cl:

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Consider the following reaction: CHCl3(g) + Cl2(g) → CCl4(g) + HCl(g)
The initial rate of the reaction is measured at several different concentrations of the reactants with the following results:

[CHCl3(M)[Cl2(M)Initial Rate (M/s)
0.0100.0100.0034
0.0200.0100.0068
0.0200.0200.0096
0.0400.0400.027


From the data, determine the rate law for the reaction.      

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