Pre Equilibrium Approach Question


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Pre Equilibrium Approach Question

Postby Nicole Anisgard Parra 2H » Wed Mar 14, 2018 11:30 pm

For the example we used in class for the pre-equilibrium approach involving the reaction of NO and O2 to form 2NO2, the coefficient (2) was taken into consideration due to the unique rate law rule. I was curious as to whether that was necessary to solve other pre-equilibrium approach problems, as the resultant ratio of constants using that is 2k1k2/k'1, as opposed to solving the problem without using the 2 and having the answer simply have k2*K1 (where K1 is equal to k1/k'1). Thanks!

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Re: Pre Equilibrium Approach Question

Postby Chem_Mod » Wed Mar 14, 2018 11:49 pm

When solving for rate of formation for a specific product, one must write out the unique rate of formation for that product first using the coefficients.


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