Axes labels

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Axes labels

Postby EllieSchmidtke_4I » Sun Mar 15, 2020 11:11 pm

What are the axes labels of a graph of a second order reaction?

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Re: Axes labels

Postby Alex Chen 2L » Sun Mar 15, 2020 11:14 pm

You plot the integrated rate law, so the x axis label is time and the y label is 1/[A].

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Re: Axes labels

Postby PranaviKolla2B » Sun Mar 15, 2020 11:25 pm

What are the labels of a first order reaction?

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Re: Axes labels

Postby Daniel Yu 1E » Sun Mar 15, 2020 11:36 pm

The axes label for a first order reaction is ln[A] vs time.
For a second order reaction, 1/[A] vs time.

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Re: Axes labels

Postby Adam Kramer 1A » Mon Mar 16, 2020 12:16 am

the X-axis would be time and the y-axis would be 1/[A]

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Re: Axes labels

Postby Tauhid Islam- 1H » Tue Mar 17, 2020 4:54 am

The x-axis is time and the y-axis is 1/[A]. By graphing 1/[A] over time this linearizes the function where the concentration of the reactant decreases at a faster rate compared to compared to the first order reactant. The resulting linearized function of graphing 1/[A] over time has a positive slope which is the value of K.

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Re: Axes labels

Postby BAlvarado_1L » Tue Mar 17, 2020 11:47 am

y-axis: 1/[A]
x-axis: time

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