## Average Rate of Consumption of R

$aR \to bP, Rate = -\frac{1}{a} \frac{d[R]}{dt} = \frac{1}{b}\frac{d[P]}{dt}$

Kellina Tran 2I
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### Average Rate of Consumption of R

On page 612 of the textbook, why is the average rate of consumption of R negative?

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### Re: Average Rate of Consumption of R

That means that more reactants are produced.