Clarification Question


Moderators: Chem_Mod, Chem_Admin

Jesse_torres2H
Posts: 41
Joined: Thu Jul 27, 2017 3:00 am

Clarification Question

Postby Jesse_torres2H » Mon Mar 05, 2018 2:05 pm

In lecture I wrote this down, Rate=-1/a*d[A]/dt=k[A]^2 and then the next thing was just -d[A]/dt=k[A]^2. What happens to the -1/a?

Chem_Mod
Posts: 18400
Joined: Thu Aug 04, 2011 1:53 pm
Has upvoted: 435 times

Re: Clarification Question

Postby Chem_Mod » Mon Mar 05, 2018 2:07 pm

The coefficient of reactant A is a=1, so 1/a simplifies to 1.


Return to “General Rate Laws”

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 1 guest