The following data were collected for the reaction M + N --> P +Q The following data were collected for the reaction M + N --> P + Q Init.cntrtn init. rate (mol L^-1s^-1) M N .010 .010 R1 2.5x10^-6 .020 .010 R2 5.0x10^-6 .020 .030 R3 4.5x10^-5 what is the rate law ?what is value of the rate constant with correct units
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The rate law is an equation that can determine how fast the reaction will proceed. For this problem, we can write the rate law as:
rate = k [M]^x [N]^y
x and y are variables that can be derived from the given rate and concentrations.
1. Isolate the [M]. To do that, we try to inspect which among the table has constant value of [N]. We can see that Rates 1 and 2 has same value for [N]. Now we can solve for x
rate 1 (0.01)^x 2.5x10^-6
------ = --------- = -------------
rate 2 (0.02)^x 5.0x10^-6
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