Problem: Consider the reaction A + 2B ⇌ C whose rate at 25°C was measured using three different sets of initial concentrations as listed in the following table: a) What is the rate law for this reaction? Express the rate law symbolically in terms of k, [A], and [B]. b) Calculate the initial rate for the formation of C at 25°C, if [A] = 0.50 M and [B] = 0.075 M. Express your answer to two significant figures and include the appropriate units. 

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Consider the reaction A + 2B ⇌ C whose rate at 25°C was measured using three different sets of initial concentrations as listed in the following table: 

a) What is the rate law for this reaction? Express the rate law symbolically in terms of k, [A], and [B]. 

b) Calculate the initial rate for the formation of C at 25°C, if [A] = 0.50 M and [B] = 0.075 M. Express your answer to two significant figures and include the appropriate units. 


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