Problem: For the reaction A + B → C , the following initial rates were measured.[A], M                    [B], M                    initial rate, M s-10.05                     0.10                        1.250 x 10-50.062                   0.10                        1.549 x 10-50.062                   0.17                        4.476 x 10-5Determine the value for the rate constant for the reaction.A. 2.50 x 10-4s-1B. 1.25 x 10-4s-1C. 2.50 x 10-3 M-1s-1D. 5.00 x 10-2 M-2s-1E. 2.50 x 10-2 M-2s-1

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We're being asked to determine the rate constant of the reaction below using the data:

A + B → C

[A], M                    [B], M                    initial rate, M s-1
0.05                     0.10                        1.250 x 10-5
0.062                   0.10                        1.549 x 10-5
0.062                   0.17                        4.476 x 10-5


For this problem, follow the steps:

Step 1. Determine the order of A

Step 2. Determine the order of B

Step 3. Setup the rate law equation and solve for k

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For the reaction A + B → C , the following initial rates were measured.

[A], M                    [B], M                    initial rate, M s-1
0.05                     0.10                        1.250 x 10-5
0.062                   0.10                        1.549 x 10-5
0.062                   0.17                        4.476 x 10-5

Determine the value for the rate constant for the reaction.

A. 2.50 x 10-4s-1

B. 1.25 x 10-4s-1

C. 2.50 x 10-3 M-1s-1

D. 5.00 x 10-2 M-2s-1

E. 2.50 x 10-2 M-2s-1

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