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Postby Briana Yik 1H » Fri Mar 08, 2019 12:17 am

if you are looking at a graph, how can you tell if it is a first or second order reaction?

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Re: graph

Postby Chem_Mod » Fri Mar 08, 2019 7:50 am

If 1/concentration vs time is a straight line, then the reaction is second order. Otherwise, if the ln[conc] vs time is linear, the reaction is 1st order.

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Re: graph

Postby Anushi Patel 1J » Fri Mar 08, 2019 10:03 am

Also for second order reactions, the straight line graph will have a positive slope, while first order will have a negative slope.


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