We’re being asked to calculate the value of the rate constant (in L/min•mol) for the reaction below if the reaction is 20.0 =% complete in 26.2%.
A → B + C
The integrated rate law for a second-order reaction is as follows:
[A]t = concentration at time t
k = rate constant
t = time (unknown)
[A]0 = initial concentration
The reaction A => B + C is second order in A. When the initial [A] = 0.100 M, the reaction is 20.0% complete in 26.2 minutes. Calculate the value of the rate constant (in L/min·mol).
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