n and k

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Peter Nguyen 2I
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n and k

Postby Peter Nguyen 2I » Sun Mar 03, 2019 7:28 pm

Why do we need to determine n and k?

Nahelly Alfaro-2C
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Re: n and k

Postby Nahelly Alfaro-2C » Sun Mar 03, 2019 7:36 pm

N is needed because it gives insight into the reaction mechanism of the reactant. K is needed because the rate constant that depends on the temperature and activation energy.

Matthew Choi 2H
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Re: n and k

Postby Matthew Choi 2H » Tue Mar 05, 2019 2:55 pm

You need to find n to find what order that reactant is. The order will determine by what factor the change in concentration of that reactant affects the overall rate of reaction. You need to find k because that is the rate constant that is specific to that reaction that you need to find the rate of the reaction at different concentrations of reactants.

Laurence Tacderas 1K
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Re: n and k

Postby Laurence Tacderas 1K » Tue Mar 05, 2019 3:48 pm

N will help to determine the rate of the reaction, while K will determine the rate at varying concentrations

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