We’re being asked to calculate the rate law and the value of the rate constant (k) based on the reaction and data given.
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:
Determine the rate law and the value of k for the following reaction using the data provided.
2 NO(g) + O2(g) → 2NO2(g)
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