## coefficient in rate law

$K = \frac{k_{forward}}{k_{reverse}}$

inlovewithchemistry
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### coefficient in rate law

in the book, they give us this formula
NO2 + NO2 --> O2 + N2O2
and tell us the rate law for NO2 is
rate law of formation of NO2 = 2k[N2O2][O2]
ive never seen a coefficient in a rate law and was wondering why this is important.

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### Re: coefficient in rate law

What number is this in the book?