Problem: Consider the following elementary reaction equation.2O2(g) + Cl(g) → ClO(g) + O3(g)1. What is the order with respect to O22. What is the overall order of the reaction3. Classify the reaction as a unimolecular, bimolecular, or termolecular.

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Consider the following elementary reaction equation.

2 O2(g) + Cl(g) → ClO(g) + O3(g)  → Assume rate-determining step

Rate Law:

Rate = k[O2]2[Cl]

Concentrations are raised to power of each coefficient


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Consider the following elementary reaction equation.

2O2(g) + Cl(g) → ClO(g) + O3(g)

1. What is the order with respect to O2

2. What is the overall order of the reaction

3. Classify the reaction as a unimolecular, bimolecular, or termolecular.

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