units of K


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hanna_maillard3B
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units of K

Postby hanna_maillard3B » Fri Mar 15, 2019 10:50 am

what are the units of k for a second order reaction ?

MichelleRamirez_2F
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Re: units of K

Postby MichelleRamirez_2F » Fri Mar 15, 2019 11:16 am

For a second order reaction k is Lx mol^-1x s^-1.

He whose name cannot be spoken
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Re: units of K

Postby He whose name cannot be spoken » Sat Mar 16, 2019 7:27 pm

The best way to go about knowing the units of K is knowing how to find them.
Rate should be expressed in m/l*s, so you can write out the units of the reactants and figure it out
for a second order reaction, you would have

sallina_yehdego 2E
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Re: units of K

Postby sallina_yehdego 2E » Sun Mar 17, 2019 10:35 am

The units for k in a second order reaction is M^-1s^-1


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