Problem: At a certain temperature this reaction follows first-order kinetics with a rate constant of 0.00285 s-1: 2Cl2O5 (g) → 2Cl2 (g) + 5O2 (g) Suppose a vessel contains Cl2O5 at a concentration of 0.640 M. Calculate the concentration of Cl2O5 in the vessel 280. seconds later. You may assume no other reaction is important. Round your answer to 2 significant digits.

FREE Expert Solution
83% (3 ratings)
FREE Expert Solution
83% (3 ratings)
View Complete Written Solution
Problem Details

At a certain temperature this reaction follows first-order kinetics with a rate constant of 0.00285 s-1

2Cl2O5 (g) → 2Cl2 (g) + 5O2 (g) 

Suppose a vessel contains Cl2O5 at a concentration of 0.640 M. Calculate the concentration of Cl2O5 in the vessel 280. seconds later. You may assume no other reaction is important. 

Round your answer to 2 significant digits.


Frequently Asked Questions

What scientific concept do you need to know in order to solve this problem?

Our tutors have indicated that to solve this problem you will need to apply the Integrated Rate Law concept. You can view video lessons to learn Integrated Rate Law. Or if you need more Integrated Rate Law practice, you can also practice Integrated Rate Law practice problems.

What is the difficulty of this problem?

Our tutors rated the difficulty ofAt a certain temperature this reaction follows first-order k...as medium difficulty.

How long does this problem take to solve?

Our expert Chemistry tutor, Dasha took 2 minutes and 59 seconds to solve this problem. You can follow their steps in the video explanation above.

What professor is this problem relevant for?

Based on our data, we think this problem is relevant for Professor Meyer's class at CASE.