Problem: Consider this initial-rate data at a certain temperature for the reaction described byDetermine the rate law and the value of the rate constant for this reaction.

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We’re being asked to calculate the value of the rate constant (k) based on the reaction and data given.


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


rate law=k[OCl-]x[I-]y[OH-]z


We’re going to calculate the rate law and the rate constant using the following steps:

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Consider this initial-rate data at a certain temperature for the reaction described by

Determine the rate law and the value of the rate constant for this reaction.

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