Edition 6 15.37

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Edition 6 15.37

Postby Raquel Ruiz 1K » Sun Mar 03, 2019 11:15 pm

Sulfuryl chloride, SO2Cl2, decomposes by first-order kinetics, and k =2.81 x 10^-3 min^-1 at a certain temperature.
(a) Determine the half-life for the reaction

Can someone help me get started on this problem? Not really sure what to do.

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Re: Edition 6 15.37

Postby MariahClark 2F » Sun Mar 03, 2019 11:51 pm

To start, for a first order reaction:
T_1/2= (0.693/K), so all you really have to do is substitute in for K.

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