Units k

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Madison Hurst
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Units k

Postby Madison Hurst » Sun Mar 17, 2019 12:29 am

how do you determine units for rate constant?

Salena Chowdri 1I
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Re: Units k

Postby Salena Chowdri 1I » Sun Mar 17, 2019 12:32 am

This would depend on the order of the reaction! It's easiest to write out the units for each individual element of the rate law and cancel out units from there. Here's a short cut though: first order: s^-1, second: mol^-1.L.s^-1, third: mol^-2.l^2.s^-1

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