## Orders

Timmy Nguyen Dis 1I
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### Orders

How do we know which order the reaction is?

asannajust_1J
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### Re: Orders

the total order of the reaction is the sum of the exponential coefficients. This can be determined based on graphs, a given rate law, or an integrated rate law.

jisulee1C
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the order can also be determined by the given rate constant and the units or from a table with given concentrations and rates

Brianna Becerra 1B
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A first-order reaction means that there is one reactant or molecule present in the rate law. A second-order rate law either has two of the same reactant (rate law would be squared) or two different ones (they would be multiplied by each other). Two examples of second-order reactions are rate=k[CO2]^2 or rate=k[CO2][H2O].

Mariah
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asannajust_1J wrote:the total order of the reaction is the sum of the exponential coefficients. This can be determined based on graphs, a given rate law, or an integrated rate law.

Would the graphs be given to us?

Michael Nguyen 1E
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I believe that if we need to determine the order of a reaction based on graphs, then they will most likely provided the graphs that we need.

Noe BM 1J
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How would we know the order of the reaction if we are given an integrated rate law?

asannajust_1J wrote:the total order of the reaction is the sum of the exponential coefficients. This can be determined based on graphs, a given rate law, or an integrated rate law.

Noe BM 1J
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As far as I know, we never include products in the rate law, correct?

Brianna Becerra 1B wrote:A first-order reaction means that there is one reactant or molecule present in the rate law. A second-order rate law either has two of the same reactant (rate law would be squared) or two different ones (they would be multiplied by each other). Two examples of second-order reactions are rate=k[CO2]^2 or rate=k[CO2][H2O].

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Timmy Nguyen Dis 1I wrote:How do we know which order the reaction is?

You can use the given rate constant and the units or from a table with given concentrations and rates.