Stoichiometry coefficients

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

Hannah Krusenoski 2L
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Stoichiometry coefficients

Can you ever determine the rate law only from the stoichiometry coefficients of a reaction?

DianaTrujillo2K
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Re: Stoichiometry coefficients

The rate law is determined experimentally; the stoichiometric coefficients are not enough to write a rate law and determine the order.

AnuPanneerselvam1H
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Re: Stoichiometry coefficients

No the rate law is determined from experimental data.

Arshpreet Sandhu 1B
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Re: Stoichiometry coefficients

The rate law cannot be determined only from the stoichiometric coefficients of a reaction.