Problem: Which one of the following is NOT a valid expression for the rate of the reaction below?4 NH3 + 7 O2 → 4 NO2 + 6 H2OA) -(1/7) x (Δ[O2]/Δt)B) (1/4) x (Δ[NO2]/Δt)C) (1/6) x (Δ[H2O]/Δt)D) -(1/4) x (Δ[NH3]/Δt)E) All of the above are valid expressions of the reaction rate.

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The rate of a chemical reaction is the speed at which the reactants are converted into products.

It is expressed as the change in concentrations of reactants or products over time.

The given reaction is:

4 NH3 + 7 O2 → 4 NO2 + 6 H2O


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Which one of the following is NOT a valid expression for the rate of the reaction below?

4 NH3 + 7 O2 → 4 NO2 + 6 H2O

A) -(1/7) x (Δ[O2]/Δt)

B) (1/4) x (Δ[NO2]/Δt)

C) (1/6) x (Δ[H2O]/Δt)

D) -(1/4) x (Δ[NH3]/Δt)

E) All of the above are valid expressions of the reaction rate.

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