Problem: The decomposition of nitrosyl chloride was studied:2NOCl (g) ⇌ 2NO (g) + Cl2 (g)The following data were obtained wherea. 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= kAxByRate= k[NOCl]n

Finding n using experiment 1 and 2:

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The decomposition of nitrosyl chloride was studied:

2NOCl (g) ⇌ 2NO (g) + Cl2 (g)

The following data were obtained where

a. What is the rate law? 

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