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Lena772

  • one year ago

Nitrogen gas reacts with oxygen gas to form NO2 (g). If oxygen is consumed at a rate of 1.6 x 10-2 M/s, determine the rate of formation of NO2 (g).

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  1. Lena772
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    @Ciarán95

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    @aaronq @welshfella @mathmate

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    Write an equation for the process as you need the stoichiometric coefficients to relate their rates

  4. Lena772
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    N2 + 2O2 ->2 NO2

  5. aaronq
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    So their rates are related by their coefficients, like this: \(-\dfrac{\Delta [O_2]}{2}=\dfrac{\Delta [NO_2]}{1}\)

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    oh wait that 1 was supposed to be a 2

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    so their rates are equal

  8. Lena772
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    So 1.6e-2 ?

  9. aaronq
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    whatever oxygen's consumption rate was

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