Problem: The rate of the reaction between hemoglobin (Hb) and carbon monoxide (CO) was studied at 20°C. The following data were collected with all concentration units in μmol/L. (A hemoglobin concentration of 2.21 μmol/L is equal to 2.21 x 10-6 mol/L.)a. Determine the orders of this reaction with respect to Hb and CO. 

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(1) For Hb, use experiment 1 and 2.

rate 2rate 1=[Hb]x at rate 2[Hb]x at rate 11.240.619=(4.422.21)x2 = 2x

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The rate of the reaction between hemoglobin (Hb) and carbon monoxide (CO) was studied at 20°C. The following data were collected with all concentration units in μmol/L. (A hemoglobin concentration of 2.21 μmol/L is equal to 2.21 x 10-6 mol/L.)

a. Determine the orders of this reaction with respect to Hb and CO. 

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