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Xin Huang 3E
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Rate Formuas

Postby Xin Huang 3E » Sun Feb 12, 2017 10:03 pm

For the rate of a reaction, is the order the same as the stoichiometry of a reaction?
E.g. for 2H2 + O2 => 2H2O is the rate equals to k * [H2]^2 * [O2]^2?
(wait I just realized they are gas... well...just suppose they have concentration)

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Re: Rate Formuas

Postby Chem_Mod » Sun Feb 12, 2017 11:24 pm

Yes, the balanced stoichiometric equation coefficients reflect the exponents of the rate of the reaction.

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