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Postby mayapartha_1D » Tue Mar 13, 2018 7:28 pm

Does anyone know of any examples of naturally occurring, applications of zero order reactions that we should be able to recognize?


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Re: Applications

Postby Aya Shokair- Dis 2H » Tue Mar 13, 2018 8:10 pm

I don't think we need to memorize anything.
Just if we plot the [A] vs time, and we get a linear line. Then we know that it is zero order

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Re: Applications

Postby Daniisaacson2F » Tue Mar 13, 2018 9:27 pm

For zero order, that just means that the concentration of that reactant does not affect the rate of the reaction. That can be seen in the problems where you compare the concentrations and rate constants of different reactions to find their orders; if it is zero order, then changing the concentration will not change the rate from one reaction to another.

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