First-order reactions


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rebecca_handler_1B
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First-order reactions

Postby rebecca_handler_1B » Wed Feb 08, 2017 9:10 pm

Are first-order reactions only with reactions that have 1 reactant? I know he said we'd get to larger reactions later, but I was just wondering about this.

Natassia Dunn 3G
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Re: First-order reactions

Postby Natassia Dunn 3G » Wed Feb 08, 2017 9:29 pm

I'm not completely positive, but I believe that there can be more than one reactant for a first order reactant, we just haven't covered those yet in this course

Tiffany_Luu_1F
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Re: First-order reactions

Postby Tiffany_Luu_1F » Sat Feb 18, 2017 7:56 pm

No I'm pretty sure there can be more than one reactant. First order just means that if we increase a reactant, the product will increase by that amount as well. Usually though, we look at one reactant at a time.


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