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Abhisar
 one year ago
The reaction L > M is started with 10g of L. After 30 and 90 minutes, 5g and 1.25g of L are left respectively. The order of reaction is
Abhisar
 one year ago
The reaction L > M is started with 10g of L. After 30 and 90 minutes, 5g and 1.25g of L are left respectively. The order of reaction is

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anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0This is a unimolecular reaction so our rate is \[r = k[L]^x\] And what we really want is x, which is the order of reaction. Also, it appears that ever 30 minutes the concentration halves, so our reaction halflife looks like 30 minutes. Take a look at the second to last row here: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rate_equation#Summary_for_reaction_orders_0.2C_1.2C_2.2C_and_n Because it seems fairly clear that we will have a linear plot by putting t on the xaxis and ln[L] on the yaxis to determine k. dw:1441186633635:dw You can see the distance between the points on the yaxis is \(\ln 2\), which is just a linear, constant value you add to each point to get up to the next point, so they're evenly spaced.

Abhisar
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1@Woodward , so it should be a 1st order reaction. Right?

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Yeah, I realized I didn't actually say that but yes it should! XD
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