Problem: The reaction2I- (aq) + S2O82- (aq) → I2 (aq) + 2SO42- (aq)was studied at 25°C. The following results were obtained wherea. Determine the rate law. 

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Recall that rate law focuses only on the concentrations of the reactants.

Rate law for the reaction:

Calculating reactant order:

 → look for the data where the concentration of one changes while the other remains constant


Calculate order with respect to I- (a):

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The reaction

2I- (aq) + S2O82- (aq) → I(aq) + 2SO42- (aq)

was studied at 25°C. The following results were obtained where

a. Determine the rate law. 

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