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Postby Shanzey » Sun Mar 08, 2020 5:11 pm

For 7A.15, how do we know which experiments for C to use when finding the orders for A and B (since none of the C experiments remain constant as the other two change)?

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Re: 7A.15

Postby JohnWalkiewicz2J » Sun Mar 08, 2020 5:19 pm

For this problem, I would suggest to start with finding what order C is in. If you compare experiements 1 & 4, you see that when C doubles and A/B stay the same, the rate is the same. So, knowing that C is in 0 order, you know that changes in concentration wont affect the rate. You can find order of A by comparing 1 and 2, and B you can find comparing 2 and 3. Hope this helps! : )

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Re: 7A.15

Postby Nohemi Garcia 1L » Sun Mar 08, 2020 5:31 pm

In this case, since C is a zero order reaction (Rate=k), you won't really need to take C into account since its concentrations won't have any effect on the rate. Just solve for A and B as if C wasn't there.

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Re: 7A.15

Postby 805329408 » Sun Mar 08, 2020 5:46 pm

Since C is a zero order reaction, you can ignore it when solving for A and B because that portion would just cancel out to 1/1 since they are both to the zeroth power.

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Re: 7A.15

Postby preyasikumar_2L » Sun Mar 08, 2020 6:20 pm

Don't worry about C, it's a zero order reaction - it will have no effect on the rate. Just focus on solving for A and B.

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Re: 7A.15

Postby Betania Hernandez 2E » Sun Mar 08, 2020 6:25 pm

C is zero order reaction which can be seen from experiments 1 and 4 where A and B are constant while C changes but the rate stays the same. Knowing this, C doesn't need to be taken into account since its concentration has no effect on the rate

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