(1) For Hb, use experiment 1 and 2.

$\overline{)\frac{\mathbf{rate}\mathbf{}\mathbf{2}}{\mathbf{rate}\mathbf{}\mathbf{1}}{\mathbf{=}}\frac{{\mathbf{\left[}\mathbf{Hb}\mathbf{\right]}}^{\mathbf{x}}\mathbf{}\mathbf{at}\mathbf{}\mathbf{rate}\mathbf{}\mathbf{2}}{{\mathbf{\left[}\mathbf{Hb}\mathbf{\right]}}^{\mathbf{x}}\mathbf{}\mathbf{at}\mathbf{}\mathbf{rate}\mathbf{}\mathbf{1}}}\phantom{\rule{0ex}{0ex}}\frac{\mathbf{1}\mathbf{.}\mathbf{24}}{\mathbf{0}\mathbf{.}\mathbf{619}}\mathbf{=}{\left(\frac{4.42}{2.21}\right)}^{\mathbf{x}}\phantom{\rule{0ex}{0ex}}\mathbf{2}\mathbf{}\mathbf{=}\mathbf{}{\mathbf{2}}^{\mathbf{x}}$

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 *μ*mol/L. (A hemoglobin concentration of 2.21 *μ*mol/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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