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rate of disappearance

Posted: Tue Mar 12, 2019 9:34 pm
by Nicolette_Canlian_2L
How do we calculate a rate law if we are given the rate of disappearance instead of the rate of formation?

Re: rate of disappearance

Posted: Wed Mar 13, 2019 11:27 am
by Tarika Gujral 1K
It would be in terms of the compound that is being consumed. For example,

A —> B + C
R = k[A]

Re: rate of disappearance

Posted: Thu Mar 14, 2019 10:27 am
by BenJohnson1H
Because we will be studying rate constants bases on reactants, the rates of disappearance of reactants are likely what we'll be basing our rate laws on for the final

Re: rate of disappearance

Posted: Thu Mar 14, 2019 10:29 am
by Irene Zhou 1E
We have to consider the rate of disappearance for the reactants so I think I would use the mol-to-mol ratio to calculate how much reactant disappeared.