Problem: Given the following balanced equation, determine the rate of reaction with respect to [SO2]. 2 SO2 (g) + O2 (g) → 2 SO3 (g) A. Rate = -1/2 Δ[SO2]/Δt B. Rate = +1/2 Δ[SO2]/Δt C. Rate = - Δ[SO2]/Δt D. Rate = + 2Δ[SO2]/Δt E. It is not possible to determine without more information.

Problem Details

Given the following balanced equation, determine the rate of reaction with respect to [SO2].

2 SO2 (g) + O2 (g) → 2 SO3 (g)

A. Rate = -1/2 Δ[SO2]/Δt

B. Rate = +1/2 Δ[SO2]/Δt

C. Rate = - Δ[SO2]/Δt

D. Rate = + 2Δ[SO2]/Δt

What scientific concept do you need to know in order to solve this problem?

Our tutors have indicated that to solve this problem you will need to apply the Average Rate of Reaction concept. You can view video lessons to learn Average Rate of Reaction. Or if you need more Average Rate of Reaction practice, you can also practice Average Rate of Reaction practice problems.

What is the difficulty of this problem?

Our tutors rated the difficulty ofGiven the following balanced equation, determine the rate of...as low difficulty.

How long does this problem take to solve?

Our expert Chemistry tutor, Jules took 1 minute and 40 seconds to solve this problem. You can follow their steps in the video explanation above.

What professor is this problem relevant for?

Based on our data, we think this problem is relevant for Professor Abbasi's class at BC.