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Cyianna 2F
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what is "n" in terms of kinetics?

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I believe that "n" is just the number of moles.

Rohan Chaudhari- 1K
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N is the number of moles

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I believe in lecture Friday, Professor Lavelle also used 'n' to represent the order of the reactant in the "rate law" ( $Rate=k\left [ R \right ]^{n}$ ) if that is what you are referring to when you say kinetics.

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n refers to the order of the reactants. But there could also be more orders of reactants which can be denoted by other variables. Since in the recent equations we've been using, we've been dealing with concentrations which is moles per liter (like moles are already incorporated into the equation through this means), we can safely assume that n would most likely mean order of reactants.

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What does order of reactants mean?

Matthew 1C
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Keliana Hui 2E wrote:What does order of reactants mean?

The order of the reactant is the value of n, which is the exponent of the concentration of the reactant in the rate law

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The order of reactants is the sum of the powers that individual concentrations in a reaction's rate law are raised to.

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'n' represents the order of the reactants in the rate law and gives insight into the reaction mechanism, you would see it as the exponent on the concentration of the reactants: $[R]^{n}$.

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