negative order

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negative order

Postby Samantha Joseph 1F » Sat Feb 24, 2018 3:17 pm

What does it mean for a concentration's order to be negative?

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Re: negative order

Postby Nhan Nguyen 2F » Sat Feb 24, 2018 4:26 pm

A negative order implies that the concentration appears in the denominator of the rate law.

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Re: negative order

Postby Matthew 1C » Sat Feb 24, 2018 10:59 pm

The book also states that increasing the concentration of a species with a negative order would slow down the reaction because it participates in a reverse reaction

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