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Rate laws

Postby 105169446 » Thu Mar 07, 2019 1:12 pm

What is the difference between a differential rate law and an integrated rate law?

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Re: Rate laws

Postby Henry Krasner 1C » Thu Mar 07, 2019 2:07 pm

A differential rate law has a rate as the function of [R], whereas an integrated rate law has rate as a function of time.

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Re: Rate laws

Postby Albert Duong 4C » Thu Mar 07, 2019 4:35 pm

A differential rate law always takes the form of (1/a)*(d[A]/dt)=k[A]^n while an integrated rate law takes different forms depending on the order of the reaction. For example, a first order reaction has the integrated rate law as k[A]=k[A]initial *e^-kt.

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