Overall order can be calculated by determining the sum of orders of each reactant.
Rate law relies on the concentrations of the reactants where:
Rate law for the reaction will appear as:
For the reactant order, we must look for the data where the concentration of one changes while the other remains constant.
Calculating order with respect to NH3
BF3 (g) + NH3(g) F3BNH3 (g)
For the above reaction, the following data were measured:
|Experiment||[BF3] (M)||[NH3] (M)||Initial Rate (M/s)|
What is the overall order of the reaction?
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