first order reactions examples


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first order reactions examples

Postby Emily Kennedy 4L » Sun Mar 10, 2019 6:48 pm

What are some real life examples of 1st order reactions?

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Re: first order reactions examples

Postby 105114680 » Sun Mar 10, 2019 6:55 pm

Radioactive decay is a first-order reaction since the decay rate is proportional to the initial amount of radioactive atoms present to the first power. They are proportional through a decay constant. Hope this was helpful!

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Re: first order reactions examples

Postby Jessica Chen 1F » Sun Mar 10, 2019 7:00 pm

SO2Cl2(g) → SO2(g) + Cl2(g) is an example of a first order reaction

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Re: first order reactions examples

Postby Anjali_Kumar1F » Sun Mar 10, 2019 8:15 pm

How do you know if it's a first order reaction?


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