Problem: Write the rate law for these elementary reaction equations. (a) A(g) + B(g) → C(g) + D(g) (b) 2X(g) → Y(g)+ Z(g)

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We’re being asked to determine the rate law for the following elementary reactions.

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

rate = k[A]x[B]y

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

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Write the rate law for these elementary reaction equations. 

(a) A(g) + B(g) → C(g) + D(g) 

(b) 2X(g) → Y(g)+ Z(g)

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