Problem: Hydrogen peroxide, H2O2 (aq), decomposes to H2O (l) and O2 (g) in a reaction that has a rate constant equal to 1.06 x 10 -3 M-1 • min-1 at a given temperature. How long will it take for 20% of a sample of H2O2 to decompose or decay?

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Hydrogen peroxide, H2O2 (aq), decomposes to H2O (l) and O2 (g) in a reaction that has a rate constant equal to 1.06 x 10 -3 M-1 • min-1 at a given temperature. How long will it take for 20% of a sample of H2O2 to decompose or decay?

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