We’re being asked to calculate the average rate of the reaction for the following reaction:
C4H8 (g) → 2 C2H4 (g)
Recall that for a reaction aA → bB, the rate of a reaction is given by:
Δ[A] = change in concentration of reactants or products (in mol/L or M), [A]final – [A]initial
Δt = change in time, tfinal – tinitial
Consider the following reaction: C4H8 (g) → 2 C2H4 (g) The following data were collected for the concentration of C4H8 as a function of time:
A) What is the average rate of the reaction between 0 and 10s?
B) What is the average rate of the reaction between 40 and 50s?
C) What is the rate of formation of C2H4 between 20 and 30 s?
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