Chemistry

The units for a first order rate constant are:

M/s
1/M*s
1/s
1/M^2*s

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  1. The units for rate of reaction are (M/s).

    For a first order reaction,
    rate=(rate constant)*(concentration)
    Unit analysis:
    (M/s)=(?)*(M)

    => Units of a first order rate constant are 1/s.

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