K constant


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Jonathan Enciso 1C
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K constant

Postby Jonathan Enciso 1C » Sun Feb 26, 2017 7:23 pm

If a step's K constant is greater than the other step's k constant, does that mean the former is the fast step and the latter is the slow step?

Hao 1I
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Re: K constant

Postby Hao 1I » Sun Feb 26, 2017 8:10 pm

The larger the k value, the faster the rate of the reaction. Consider, Rate = k [A] for first order reactions.

Eric_pierce_3E
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Re: K constant

Postby Eric_pierce_3E » Sun Feb 26, 2017 9:30 pm

Thanks for the explanation!


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