Problem: Consider the reaction:2 H2O2(aq) → 2 H2O(l) + O2(g)The graph below shows the concentration of H2O2 as a function of time.Use the graph to calculate each quantity:c.  The instantaneous rate of formation of O2 at 50 seconds.

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2 H2O2(aq) → 2 H2O(l) + O2(g)


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Consider the reaction:

2 H2O2(aq) → 2 H2O(l) + O2(g)

The graph below shows the concentration of H2O2 as a function of time.


Use the graph to calculate each quantity:

c.  The instantaneous rate of formation of Oat 50 seconds.

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