## half life

$\frac{d[R]}{dt}=-k[R]^{2}; \frac{1}{[R]}=kt + \frac{1}{[R]_{0}}; t_{\frac{1}{2}}=\frac{1}{k[R]_{0}}$

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Clarice Chui 2C
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### half life

How does half life of a reaction relate to kinetics?

Jason Wu 1E
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### Re: half life

The half-life of a reaction is the amount of time it takes for the initial concentration of half. It is related to kinetics with the equation t(1/2)=ln(2)/k where k is the reaction rate constant within a first order reaction.

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### Re: half life

The equation for the half life of a reaction can be derived from its integrated rate law. The rate of the reaction has a direct effect on the half life of the reaction.

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### Re: half life

Half life is inversely proportional to reaction rate. The larger the rate constant k, the shorter the half life.

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### Re: half life

The larger K is, the shorter the half life is. They are inversely related.

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### Re: half life

First order reaction: t0.5 = 0.693/k
Second order reaction: t0.5 = 1/(k * A0)

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### Re: half life

Half life is the time needed for concentration to fall to half its initial value. Half life is independent of initial concentration but is inversely related to the rate constant.

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