Half life


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Cristian Carrasco 1F
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Half life

Postby Cristian Carrasco 1F » Tue Feb 27, 2018 7:27 pm

how do you calculate the half life of a second order reaction ?

Sarah Rutzick 1L
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Re: Half life

Postby Sarah Rutzick 1L » Tue Feb 27, 2018 8:25 pm

You would first want to calculate the equilibrium constant (k) for the reaction, and then you plug that into the equation for half life.

snehabhargava
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Re: Half life

Postby snehabhargava » Wed Feb 28, 2018 9:22 pm

They will be an equation given to us.

Meredith Steinberg 2E
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Re: Half life

Postby Meredith Steinberg 2E » Wed Feb 28, 2018 9:44 pm

Today in class we derived that t1/2= 1/(k[A]sub0)


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