# The first-order rate constant for photodissociation of A is 5.97 1/h. Calculate the time needed for the concentration of A to decrease to the following quantities. a. 5% of its original value h b. one-third of its initial concentration h

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The first-order rate constant for photodissociation of A is 5.97 1/h. Calculate the time needed for the concentration of A to decrease to the following quantities. a. 5% of its original value h b. one-third of its initial concentration h

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The reaction Cl(g)+ O3(g) --> ClO(g)+ O2(g) is the first-order in both reactants. Determine the pseudo-first-order and second-order rate constants for the reaction from the data in the table below if the initial ozone concentration was ..0000000000825 M or 8.25*10^-11 M. ...

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A 50-mL Mohr buret is connected to a 1-ft length of capillary tubing. The buret is then filled with water and the volume of water versus time is monitored as the water gradually flows through the capillary tubing. This process is found to be first-order with a rate constant of...

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A 50-mL Mohr buret is connected to a 1-ft length of capillary tubing. The buret is then filled with water and the volume of water versus time is monitored as the water gradually flows through the capillary tubing. This process is found to be first-order with a rate constant of...

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he decomposition of nitrogen dioxide at a high temperature is second order in this reactant. NO2(g) NO(g) + 1/2 O2(g) The rate constant for this reaction is 3.40 L/mol·min. Determine the time needed for the concentration of NO2 to decrease from 2.30 mol/L to 1.30 mol/L.

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At a given temperature, a first-order reaction has a rate constant of 3.5 ´ 10–3 s–1. How long will it take for the reaction to be 24% complete? A chemical reaction that is first-order in X is observed to have a rate constant of 2.20 ´ 10–2 s–1. If the initial ...

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1. The following data was collected for the reaction between hydrogen and nitrogen monoxide. The time recorded corresponds to a N2 concentration change of 5.3 x 10-4 M. 2H2(g) + 2NO(g) 2H2O(g) + N2(g) Trial [H2], M [NO], M Time, s 1 0.01 0.02 74 2 0.02 0.02 37 3 0.01 ...

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If it takes 30 seconds for a reactant concentration to decrease from 1.0 M to 0.5 M in a first-order chemical reaction, then what is the rate constant for the reaction? A. 43 s–1 B. 0.046 s–1 C. 0.023 s–1 D. 0.033 s–1

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The following data were obtained at 25° C for the reaction [1+2+2] C2H5Br + OH- C2H5OH + Br- Determine the rate law for the reaction from these data. [C2H5Br] [OH-] Rate 0.150 0.200 4.8 x 10-5 0.300 0.200 9.6 x 10-5 0.450 0.200 14.4 x 10-5 0.300 0.600 28.8 x 10-5 (ii) The ...

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The first order rate constant is 1.87 x 10^-3 min^-1 at 37°C for reaction of cisplatin. Suppose the concentration of cisplatin in the bloodstream of a patient is 4.73 x 10^-4 mol/L. Calculate the concentration exactly 24 hours later.

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What would be the concentration of dinitrogen pentoxide after 6.00 X 10(2) seconds and how long would it take for the concentration of N2O2 to decrease to 10.0% of its initial value in the following equation... N2O5 to NO2 and O2 initial concentration is 1.65 X 10-2mol/L rate ...

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Determine the rate constant for each of the following first-order reactions. In each case, write the rate law for the rate of loss of A. (a) 2 A B + C, given that the concentration of A decreases to one-fourth its initial value in 57 min (b) 2 A B + C, given that A0 = 0.036 ...

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For the reaction 2 NO (g) + Cl2 (g) → 2 NOCl (g) If the concentration of NO is tripled, the rate of the reaction increases by a factor of nine. If the concentration of Cl2 is cut in half, the rate of the reaction is decreased to half the original rate. Find the order of ...

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A reaction of the form aA---> Products is second order with a rate constant of 0.169 L/(mol*s). If the intial concentration of A is 0.159 mol/L, how many seconds would it taje for the concentration of A to decrease to 6.07X10^-3 mol/L

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A reaction of the form aA---> Products is second order with a rate constant of 0.169 L/(mol*s). If the intial concentration of A is 0.159 mol/L, how many seconds would it taje for the concentration of A to decrease to 6.07X10^-3 mol/L

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Determine the rate constant for the following second-order reaction: A=C+2D given that the initial concentration of A is .3 M and that the concentration of C increase to .01 M in 200 seconds. Express the result in terms of the rate law for the loss of A.

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Determine the rate constant for the following second-order reaction: A=C+2D given that the initial concentration of A is .3 M and that the concentration of C increase to .01 M in 200 seconds. Express the result in terms of the rate law for the loss of A.

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The reaction: 2 HI==> H2 + I2, is second order and the rate constant at 800 K is 9.70 x 10-2 M-1 s-1. How long will it take for 8.00 x 10-2 mol/L of HI to decrease to one-fourth of its initial concentration?

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The rate law of a reaction, A-> B+C is given by the expression: Rate=k, where k=0.0113 mol/L min. If the initial concentration of the reactant is 0.225 mol/L, how long does it take for the concentration to decrease to 0.180 mol/L? I know i have to find the order of the ...

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Determine the overall orders of the reactions to which the following rate laws apply: a. rate = k[NO2]^2 b. rate = k c. rate = k[H2][Br2]^1/2 d. rate = k[NO]^2[O2] I think the answers are: a. Second Order b. Zero Order c. First Order for H2 and One-half order for Br2 d. Second...

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Cyclpropane is converted to its isomer propylene, when heated. The rate law is first order in cyclopropane and the rate constant is 6.0X10^-4/s at 500 degrees C. If the intial concentration of cyclopropane is 0.0226 mol/L, what is the concentration after 899s?

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Cyclpropane is converted to its isomer propylene, when heated. The rate law is first order in cyclopropane and the rate constant is 6.0X10^-4/s at 500 degrees C. If the intial concentration of cyclopropane is 0.0226 mol/L, what is the concentration after 899s?

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Cyclpropane is converted to its isomer propylene, when heated. The rate law is first order in cyclopropane and the rate constant is 6.0X10^-4/s at 500 degrees C. If the intial concentration of cyclopropane is 0.0226 mol/L, what is the concentration after 899s?

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Cyclopropane, C3H6, is converted to its isomer propylene, CH2=CHCH3, when heated. The rate law is first order in cyclopropane, and the rate constant is 6.0 10^-4 /s at 500°C. If the initial concentration of cyclopropane is 0.0238 mol/L, what is the concentration after 719 s?

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The reaction: 2 HI==> H2 + I2, is second order and the rate constant at 800 K is 9.70 x 10-2 M-1 s-1. How long will it take for 8.00 x 10-2 mol/L of HI to decrease to one-fourth of its initial concentration? can someone please show me how to set this up?

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H2o2+3i+2h -----> I3+2H2o In the first 10.0 second of the reaction the concentration of I dropped from 1.000M to 0.868M a) calculate the average rate of reaction for iodine in this time interval. b) Determine the rate of change in the concentration of H during this time ...

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Cyclopropane is converted to propene in a first-order process. The rate constant is 5.4 × 10-2 hr-1. If the initial concentration of cyclopropane is 0.150 M, what will its concentration be after 22.0 hours?

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Calculate the half-life (in s) of a first-order reaction if the concentration of the reactant is 0.0655 M 18.4 s after the reaction starts and is 0.0173 M 41.2 s after the reaction starts. I got 25.6 Suppose the half-life is 23.7 s for a first order reaction and the reactant ...

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The decomposition of an aldehyde solution in carbon tetrachloride is a first order reaction with a rate constant of 1.20 x 10-3 min-l. If we start with [aldehyde] = 0.0500 molar, what will the concentration be 150 minutes later? a. 0.00900 M b. 0.0418 M c. 0.00926 M d. 0....

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I'm supposed to calculate the rate equation, including k, for the reaction whose data is given in the table: Experiment: 1 2 3 Initial Concentration X: 0.10, 0.10, 0.60 Initial Concentration Y: 0.20, 0.10, 0.10 Measured Initial Rate: 2.57, 1.25, 1.27 (I hope the formatting ...

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Cyclopropane rearranges to form propene: CH2CH2CH2 --> CH2=CHCH3 by first-order kinetics. The rate constant is k = 2.74 x 10-3 s-1. The initial concentration of cyclopropane is 0.290 M. What will be the concentration of cyclopropane after 100 seconds?

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The following data are obtained for the decomposition of N2O5 at a certain temperature: 2N2O5(g)↔4NO2(g) + O2(g) Time(s) 0 200 400 600 800 N2O5 (atm) 2.10 1.85 1.63 1.43 1.26 Find the rate constant kobs for this first-order decomposition reaction in sec-1 So far I have ...

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A second-order reaction has a rate constant of 1.65 M–1 s–1. If the initial reactant concentration is 1.0 M, calculate the time (in seconds) required for the reaction to become 90% complete. i got 0.06734 seconds but that's incorrect i have no idea what i am doing wrong! ...

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A first order reaction ABC → AB + C has a rate constant of 0.0125 /s. If the initial concentration of ABC is 0.500 M, what is the concentration of ABC after 5 minutes? Note: do not include units in your answer, do not use scientific notation.

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The following reaction is first order, C2H6==> 2CH3. If the rate constant is equal to 5.5 x 10-4 s^-1 at 1000 K, how long will it take for 0.35 mol of C2H6 in a 1.00 L container to decrease to 0.20 mol in the same container? Thank you very much

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In a reaction A to products, ,4.40 min after the reaction is started concentration of A is 0.588M. The rate of reaction at this point is rate= -change in concentration of A/change in time=2.2x10^-2Mmin^-1. Assume that this rate remains constant for a short period of time. A. ...

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After 94.995 seconds the concentration of A was reduced from 0.3688 M to 0.1464 M. What is the first order rate constant?

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Determine the rate constant for each of the following second-order reactions. In each case, express your results in terms of the rate law for the loss of A. (a) 2 A B + 2 C, given that the concentration of A decreases from 2.74 mmol·L-1 to 1.46 mmol·L-1 in 122 s. (b) A C + 2...

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The rate of the following reaction: Radioactive decay of 90Sr, is characterized by the rate constant k = 0.024 year-1. What is the half-life (in years) for this reaction at the same conditions when the initial concentrations are 0.0356 M? (Round your answer to 3 significant ...

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Consider the following equilibrium process at 686 C C02(g)+H2(g)=CO(g)+H20(g) The equilibrium concentration of the reacting species are [CO]=0.050M, [H2]=0.045M, [CO2]=0.086M, and [H20]=0.040M. (a)Calculate the Kc for the reaction at 686 C. (b) If we add CO2 to increase its ...

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Dinitrogen pentoxide, N2O5, decomposes by first-order kinetics with a rate constant of 0.15 s-1 at 353 K. (a) What is the half-life (in seconds) for the decomposition of N2O5 at 353 K? (b) If [N2O5]0 = 0.0579 mol·L-1, what will be the concentration of N2O5 after 4.0 s? (c) ...

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Dinitrogen pentoxide, N2O5, decomposes by first-order kinetics with a rate constant of 0.15 s-1 at 353 K. (a) What is the half-life (in seconds) for the decomposition of N2O5 at 353 K? (b) If [N2O5]0 = 0.0579 mol·L-1, what will be the concentration of N2O5 after 4.0 s? (c) ...

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The decomposition of HCO2H follows first-order kinetics. HCO2H(g) CO2(g) + H2(g) The half-life for the reaction at a certain temperature is 44 seconds. How many seconds are needed for the formic acid concentration to decrease by 73%?

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The rate of a first-order reaction is followed by spectroscopy, monitoring the absorption of a colored reactant at 520 nm . The reaction occurs in a 1.29-cm sample cell, and the only colored species in the reaction has an extinction coefficient of 5700 cm-1M-1 at 520 nm . a) ...

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The rate of a first-order reaction is followed by spectroscopy, monitoring the absorption of a colored reactant at 520 nm . The reaction occurs in a 1.29-cm sample cell, and the only colored species in the reaction has an extinction coefficient of 5700 cm-1M-1 at 520 nm . a) ...