# Problem: The rate law for the reaction: Cl2(g) + CHCl3(g) → HCl(g) + CCl4(g) is rate = k [Cl2]1/2[CHCl3]3/4. The units for the rate constant are a) M−1/4 sec−1 b) M1/4 sec−1 c) M−5/4 sec−1 d) M−1/2 sec−1 e) M−1 sec-1

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The rate law for the reaction:

Cl2(g) + CHCl3(g) → HCl(g) + CCl4(g)

is rate = k [Cl2]1/2[CHCl3]3/4. The units for the rate constant are

a) M−1/4 sec−1

b) M1/4 sec−1

c) M−5/4 sec−1

d) M−1/2 sec−1

e) M−1 sec-1

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