Problem: Phosgene is a toxic gas that is prepared by the reaction of carbon monoxide with chlorine: CO(g) + CI2(g) → COCI2(g) The data below was obtained in a kinetics study of its formation: (a). Write the rate law for the formation of phosgene. (b). Calculate the average value of the rate constant.

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Phosgene is a toxic gas that is prepared by the reaction of carbon monoxide with chlorine: 

CO(g) + CI2(g) → COCI2(g) 

The data below was obtained in a kinetics study of its formation: 

(a). Write the rate law for the formation of phosgene. 

(b). Calculate the average value of the rate constant.

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