Zero Order Units


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Maria Trujillo 1L
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Zero Order Units

Postby Maria Trujillo 1L » Sun Mar 10, 2019 11:49 pm

What is a good way of memorizing the units for zero, 1 and 2nd order reactions, like in a way that you understand the concepts?

AlyssaBei_1F
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Re: Zero Order Units

Postby AlyssaBei_1F » Mon Mar 11, 2019 8:32 am

In the 7th edition, 7a problem #7 lays it out. The units for zero order are (mol A)/L/s. The units for first order are s^-1. The units for second order are L/(mol A)/s.

Laura Gong 3H
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Re: Zero Order Units

Postby Laura Gong 3H » Mon Mar 11, 2019 2:10 pm

You can solve for the units of the rate constant by making sure your units at the end equal to M/s (which are the units for rate).

juliasloan_4g
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Re: Zero Order Units

Postby juliasloan_4g » Mon Mar 11, 2019 2:35 pm

it may be easier to understand where the units come from by solving for it rather than memorizing them


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