Instantaneous Rate vs. Unique Rate  [ENDORSED]


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Instantaneous Rate vs. Unique Rate

Postby PeterTran1C » Thu Mar 01, 2018 11:03 pm

What is the difference between instantaneous rate and unique rate? I understand that instantaneous rate is the rate at a specific moment of time but what is unique rate and how is it relevant to rate laws?

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Re: Instantaneous Rate vs. Unique Rate  [ENDORSED]

Postby Lucia H 2L » Thu Mar 01, 2018 11:41 pm

A unique rate is a rate of appearance/disappearance of any of the species in a reaction divided by its stoichiometric coefficient, so it should be the same for each species. I think Lavelle mentioned that he would explain this in class tomorrow!

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Re: Instantaneous Rate vs. Unique Rate

Postby Chem_Mod » Fri Mar 02, 2018 10:28 am

See my detailed answer here: viewtopic.php?f=145&t=28677
Yes I will discuss this in class today.

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