Problem: Consider the following elementary equation:H2O2(g) → H2O(g) + O(g)What is the order with respect to H2O2?What is the overall order of the reaction?Classify the reaction as unimolecular, bimolecular, or termolecular.

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Recall that the rate law only focuses on the reactant concentrations and has a general form of:

rate law=kAxBy

k = rate constant
A & B = reactants
x & y = reactant orders


Consider the following elementary reaction equation.

H2O2(g) → H2O(g) + O(g)

Rate Law:

Rate = k[H2O2]

Concentrations are raised to power of each coefficient


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Consider the following elementary equation:

H2O2(g) → H2O(g) + O(g)

What is the order with respect to H2O2?

What is the overall order of the reaction?

Classify the reaction as unimolecular, bimolecular, or termolecular.

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