Order of Reactions


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Maya Gollamudi 1G
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Order of Reactions

Postby Maya Gollamudi 1G » Sat Mar 14, 2020 4:01 pm

How does the order of a particular reactant differ from the order of an entire elementary step rate law?

ShravanPatel2B
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Re: Order of Reactions

Postby ShravanPatel2B » Sat Mar 14, 2020 4:11 pm

The Individual orders of the reactants are added up to produce the overall order of the reaction.

Natalie Benitez 1E
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Re: Order of Reactions

Postby Natalie Benitez 1E » Sat Mar 14, 2020 5:45 pm

How exactly does a reactant have an order as compared to an overall reaction order?

gabbymaraziti
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Re: Order of Reactions

Postby gabbymaraziti » Sat Mar 14, 2020 5:48 pm

For an elementary step, the coefficients double as the order of the reactants.
The order for a non-elementary reaction cannot be determined from the formula, only experimentally.

Lauren Tanaka 1A
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Re: Order of Reactions

Postby Lauren Tanaka 1A » Sat Mar 14, 2020 6:12 pm

The orders of each reactant will add up to the overall reaction order.


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