## intergrated rate law

josmit_1D
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### intergrated rate law

do we need to know how to derive a integrated rate law from a differential rate law or can we simply just memorize the equation?

Andrew Pfeiffer 2E
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### Re: intergrated rate law

I think that you'll be okay memorizing it and applying it in problems. That being said, it's always better to understand equations in terms of their derivation, so knowing how to derive the equation certainly would help you. You'll be able to understand conceptual equations better. Hope this helped.

SnehinRajkumar1L
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### Re: intergrated rate law

I believe they are given at the bottom of the equation sheet.

Ruth Glauber 1C
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### Re: intergrated rate law

I think it's on the equation sheet?

Matt F
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### Re: intergrated rate law

Both versions are listed on the equation sheet. However, understanding how to derive them (at least understanding why/what is done) is definitely beneficial and it provides a better understanding of graphs given

Shrayes Raman
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### Re: intergrated rate law

It will probably best to understand how they are derived as he may ask you that on the final.

Caroline Beecher 2H
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### Re: intergrated rate law

I think that since Dr. Lavelle went over the derivations in class it is important to understand the concept but they should all be on the equation sheet so I wouldn't worry about memorizing! It is more important to understand the differences and know which equation to use for different ordered reactions.

Christine Honda 2I
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### Re: intergrated rate law

Even though both are given on the equation sheet I think it would be safe to know the derivations just in case anything is asked on the final.

William Chan 1D
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### Re: intergrated rate law

They should be given on the equation sheet, so the derivation isn't necessary. Knowing how to apply it will be most likely all you need to know, but it doesn't hurt to know how to derive it.

Maggie Eberhardt - 2H
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### Re: intergrated rate law

what do we use the integrated rate law for? and differential?

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