Deriving integrated rate laws

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Deriving integrated rate laws

Postby JeremyPark14B » Wed Mar 13, 2019 10:27 pm

Are we going to be required to know how to derive the integrated rate laws? Doesn't that require a background in calculus?

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Re: Deriving integrated rate laws

Postby Nathaniel 2E » Wed Mar 13, 2019 10:41 pm

My TA stressed we need to know how to derive them, but another TA in their review session said we wouldn't, so I'm not sure... I would know how to just to be safe. Dr. Lavelle has a link on his website to a sheet outlining the derivations : ... amples.pdf. There is some basic calculus in there, but the process follows the same steps for each of the rate laws, so memorizing the process shouldn't be too difficult.

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