Problem: The thermal decomposition of N2O5 obeys first-order kinetics. At 45 °C, a plot of ln[N2O5] vs time gives a slope of -6.18 x 10-4 min-1. What is the half-life of the reaction?

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The thermal decomposition of N2O5 obeys first-order kinetics. At 45 °C, a plot of ln[N2O5] vs time gives a slope of -6.18 x 10-4 min-1. What is the half-life of the reaction?

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