Problem: Consider the reaction A + B + C → products. It has the rate law rate = k[A]  -1[B]3[C]2 Which of the following statements(s) is/are correct? i. The units of the rate constant are M -3 time-1. ii. The overall order of the reaction is 5. iii. Increasing the concentration of A by a factor of 3, B by a factor of 2 and C by a factor of 4 results in the overall rate increasing by a factor of 42.7. A. i only B. ii only C. iii only D. i and iii E. ii and iii

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Consider the reaction A + B + C → products. It has the rate law rate = k[A]  -1[B]3[C]2

Which of the following statements(s) is/are correct?

i. The units of the rate constant are M -3 time-1.
ii. The overall order of the reaction is 5.
iii. Increasing the concentration of A by a factor of 3, B by a factor of 2 and C by a factor of 4 results in the overall rate increasing by a factor of 42.7.

A. i only

B. ii only

C. iii only

D. i and iii

E. ii and iii

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