We’re being asked to determine the units for the rate of production of water for the reaction below:
2 NO + 2 H2 → N2 + 2 H2O
General or Average Rate is the change in the concentration of a compound over a period of time.
Δ[A] = change in concentration of reactants or products (in mol/L or M), [A]final – [A]initial
Δt = change in time, tfinal – tinitial
Given the reaction below
2NO + 2H2 → N2 + 2H2O
the concentration is measured in moles per liter, what are the units for the rate of production of water?
A) L2/(mol2 • min).
B) mol2/(L2 • min).
C) mol/(L • min).
D) mol3/(L3 • min).
E) mol/( L2 • min).
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