## Rate of formation, rate in terms of loss

$K = \frac{k_{forward}}{k_{reverse}}$

Arianna Ko 2E
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### Rate of formation, rate in terms of loss

If we are given 2A --> B + C for example, if the questions says that the rate of formation of B is ______, then is that the same as saying the rate in terms of loss of A is _______? In other words, do those two phrases equal the same rate.

Shally Li 2C
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### Re: Rate of formation, rate in terms of loss

Rate of formation of B is equal to 1/2 rate of decomp of A because A has a coefficient of 2.

Lydia Luong 4L
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### Re: Rate of formation, rate in terms of loss

These phrases do not mean the same thing