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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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