Problem: The reaction2NO (g) + Cl2 (g) → 2NOCl (g)was studied at -10°C. The following results were obtained whereRate = -Δ[Cl2] / Δta. What is the rate law? 

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Recall that the rate law only focuses on the reactant concentrations and has a general form of:

rate law=kAxBy

k = rate constant
A & B = reactants
x & y = reactant orders

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The reaction

2NO (g) + Cl2 (g) → 2NOCl (g)

was studied at -10°C. The following results were obtained where

Rate = -Δ[Cl2] / Δt

a. What is the rate law? 

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