Problem: Nitrous add (HNO2) slowly decomposes to NO, NO2 and water by the following second-order reaction: 2HNO2 (aq) → NO (g) + NO2 (g) + H2O (l) Use the data below to determine the rate law and the rate constant for this reaction: Determine the half-life for the decomposition of HNO2.

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Nitrous add (HNO2) slowly decomposes to NO, NO2 and water by the following second-order reaction: 

2HNO2 (aq) → NO (g) + NO2 (g) + H2O (l) 

Use the data below to determine the rate law and the rate constant for this reaction: 

Determine the half-life for the decomposition of HNO2.

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