We’re being asked to determine the rate law for the reaction using the following data:
A + B → C
Recall that the rate law only focuses on the reactant concentrations and has a general form of:
k = rate constant
A & B = reactants
x & y = reactant orders
We’re going to calculate the rate law and the rate constant using the following steps:
What is the rate law for the reaction A + B → C? The following data were collected.
1. rate = 9.72 x 10-4 [A]0 [B]2
2. rate = 5.6 x 10-3 [A]2 [B]0
3. rate = 1.94 x 10-3 [A]0 [B]2
4. rate = 4.67 x 10-3 [A]2 [B]1
5. rate = 2.33 x 10-3 [A]0 [B]2
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