# Problem: The reaction SO2Cl2(g) → SO2 (g) + Cl2 (g) is first order in SO2 Cl2.Using the following kinetic data, determine the magnitude of the first-order rate constant: Time  (s)  Pressure SO2Cl2 (atm)  01.00025000.94750000.89575000.848100000.803

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First order kinetics states that:

Notice that we start from 1 atm which means [A]= 1 atm

Calculating for k:

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The reaction SO2Cl2(g) → SO2 (g) + Cl2 (g) is first order in SO2 Cl2.

Using the following kinetic data, determine the magnitude of the first-order rate constant:

 Time  (s) Pressure SO2Cl2 (atm) 0 1.000 2500 0.947 5000 0.895 7500 0.848 10000 0.803

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