Problem: Consider the reaction CO + NO2 → CO2 + NOUse the initial rate data in the table below to calculate the rate-constant for the reaction.[CO], M                [NO], M                    initial rate, M s-1 5.1x10-4                3.5x10-5                  3.4 x 10-8 5.1x10-4                7.0x10-5                  6.8 x 10-8 5.1x10-4                1.8x10-5                  1.7 x 10-8 1.0x10-3                3.5x10-5                  6.8 x 10-8 1.5x10-3                3.5x10-5                  10.2 x 10-8A. 1.9 M-1h-1B. 7.8x10-4 h-1C. 7.8x10-4 M-1 h-1D. 7.8x10-4 M-2 h-1E. 40 M-1 h-1

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

[CO], M                [NO], M                    initial rate, M h-1
 5.1x10-4                3.5x10-5                  3.4 x 10-8
 5.1x10-4                7.0x10-5                  6.8 x 10-8
 5.1x10-4                1.8x10-5                  1.7 x 10-8
 1.0x10-3                3.5x10-5                  6.8 x 10-8
 1.5x10-3                3.5x10-5                  10.2 x 10-8


For this problem, follow the steps:

Step 1. Determine the order of CO

Step 2. Determine the order of NO2

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

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Consider the reaction CO + NO2 → CO2 + NO

Use the initial rate data in the table below to calculate the rate-constant for the reaction.

[CO], M                [NO], M                    initial rate, M s-1
 5.1x10-4                3.5x10-5                  3.4 x 10-8
 5.1x10-4                7.0x10-5                  6.8 x 10-8
 5.1x10-4                1.8x10-5                  1.7 x 10-8
 1.0x10-3                3.5x10-5                  6.8 x 10-8
 1.5x10-3                3.5x10-5                  10.2 x 10-8


A. 1.9 M-1h-1

B. 7.8x10-4 h-1

C. 7.8x10-4 M-1 h-1

D. 7.8x10-4 M-2 h-1

E. 40 M-1 h-1

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