1st order decay?


Moderators: Chem_Mod, Chem_Admin

FrankieClarke2C
Posts: 59
Joined: Fri Sep 28, 2018 12:28 am

1st order decay?

Postby FrankieClarke2C » Sun Mar 17, 2019 9:09 am

Are all First Order Reactions decay functions

Elle_Mendelson_2K
Posts: 72
Joined: Fri Sep 28, 2018 12:28 am

Re: 1st order decay?

Postby Elle_Mendelson_2K » Sun Mar 17, 2019 9:11 am

Yes because you’re reactants are decreasing and slope is negative

Matthew Tran 1H
Posts: 165
Joined: Fri Sep 28, 2018 12:16 am

Re: 1st order decay?

Postby Matthew Tran 1H » Sun Mar 17, 2019 9:12 am

Yes. If you raise e to the power of both sides of the integrated rate law, you will get , which is exponential decay. Keep in mind that this is with respect to reactant.


Return to “First Order Reactions”

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 1 guest