Arrhenius Equation:

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Chase Yonamine 1J
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Postby Chase Yonamine 1J » Fri Mar 15, 2019 10:31 pm

Can catalysts be part of the rate law?

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Re: Catalysts

Postby Ava Kjos 1D » Fri Mar 15, 2019 10:34 pm

Definitely not for the overall rate law. As for the rate law for an elementary step, that's a really good question. My guess is no because I think that the only things in the rate law are supposed to be the reactants in the overall equation.

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Re: Catalysts

Postby Maria Solis Disc 1G » Fri Mar 15, 2019 10:37 pm

No, since they are not part of the actual reaction.

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Re: Catalysts

Postby taywebb » Sat Mar 16, 2019 12:04 pm

I would assume no because catalysts increase a rate, so including it in the rate would not make sense

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Re: Catalysts

Postby Jonathan Pai 2I » Sat Mar 16, 2019 12:05 pm

Catalysts are not included.

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