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Half life

Posted: Tue Feb 27, 2018 7:27 pm
by Cristian Carrasco 1F
how do you calculate the half life of a second order reaction ?

Re: Half life

Posted: Tue Feb 27, 2018 8:25 pm
by Sarah Rutzick 1L
You would first want to calculate the equilibrium constant (k) for the reaction, and then you plug that into the equation for half life.

Re: Half life

Posted: Wed Feb 28, 2018 9:22 pm
by snehabhargava
They will be an equation given to us.

Re: Half life

Posted: Wed Feb 28, 2018 9:44 pm
by Meredith Steinberg 2E
Today in class we derived that t1/2= 1/(k[A]sub0)