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We’re being asked to calculate the average rate of the reaction for the following reaction:
2 FeCl3(s) → 2 Fe(s) + 3 Cl2(g)
For the reaction, the concentration FeCl3 changes from 1.000 M to 0.444 M in the first 10 seconds.
Recall that for a reaction aA → bB, the rate of a reaction is given by:
Δ[A] = change in concentration of reactants or products (in mol/L or M), [A]final – [A]initial
Δt = change in time, tfinal – tinitial
For the reaction given, the FeCl3 changes from 1.000 M to 0.444 M in the first 10 seconds.
Calculate the average rate in the first 10 seconds.
2 FeCl3 (s) → 2 Fe (s) + 3 Cl2 (g)
a. 0.0384 M/s
b. 0.210 M/s
c. 0.0278 M/s
d. 0.0874 M/s
e. 0.568 M/s
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