Problem: Given that the rate law for the production of water 2 H2 (g) +  O2 (g) → 2 H2O (l) is rate = k[H2]2[O2] –1, then the overall order of the reaction is  a) 1 b) 2 c) 3 d) –1 e) 0  

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Given that the rate law for the production of water

2 H2 (g) +  O(g) → 2 H2O (l)

is rate = k[H2]2[O2–1, then the overall order of the reaction is 

a) 1

b) 2

c) 3

d) –1

e) 0