15.3 c

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15.3 c

Postby Meghna2A » Wed Feb 28, 2018 4:00 pm

What do they mean by unique rate of the reaction? Can someone define this for me, cause all I got was the numerical value of rate of O2 formation in the solutions manual.

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Re: 15.3 c

Postby ClaireHW » Wed Feb 28, 2018 4:11 pm

The unique rate for the reaction aA + bB -> cC + dD is -(1/a)(delta [A]/delta t) = -(1/b)(delta [B]/delta t) = (1/c)(delta [C]/delta t) = (1/d)(delta [D]/delta t)
Dr. Lavelle explained it in the first kinetics lecture, but didn't explicitly call it the unique rate law.

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Re: 15.3 c

Postby Cristina Sarmiento 1E » Wed Feb 28, 2018 4:12 pm

The unique rate of reaction is the general rate of (for example)
This rate of reaction takes into account the coefficients of the reaction.

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