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Second order reaction

Posted: Mon Mar 09, 2020 12:53 am
by Rafsan Rana 1A
What is relationship between the half life of the second order reaction and the concentration of the reactant?

Re: Second order reaction

Posted: Mon Mar 09, 2020 1:17 am
by Kevin Xu 4F
The equation for the half life of a second order reaction is t(1/2) = 1/ (k* [A]). Thus, this equation shows us that the concentration of A is inversely related to the half life, if the initial concentration of A increases, then the half life decreases. If the initial concentration of A decreases, then the half life increases.