We’re being asked to determine the units for the rate constant of a second-order reaction.
Recall that the rate law only focuses on the reactant concentrations and has a general form of:
k = rate constant
A & B = reactants
x & y = reactant orders
To determine the unit of the rate constate, k, we will use the following equation:
What are the units for the rate constant of a second-order reaction?
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