# kinetics

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### Kinetics

I'm really struggling to understand this chapter in chem class, partly due to an inadequate math background. does anyone have any tips for learning kinetics? i'm starting to fall behind.

### Physics

Kinetics is linked to dynomics by a) Velocity b) distance c) time d) acceleration I am not so sure but I have a feeling it is D acceleration, does anyone know anything about kinetics lol

### Reaction Kinetics

I have been studying a journal, and their objective is to find the ignition temperature, which can shift a reaction from being kinetics-controlled to being diffusion-controlled. What is the advantage of a reaction being diffusion-controlled over a reaction being kinetics-...

### chemistry kinetics

Decomposition of an organic compound A follows first order kinetics. Initial concentration of A is 2 M. If rate constant of the decomposition is 3.58 × 10^−6 min^-1 , calculate the rate after 3 hours.

### CHEM- KINETICS

Dinitrogen tetraoxide, N2O4, decomposes to nitrogen dioxide, NO2, in a first-order process. If k = 2.5 x 103 s-1 at -5° Cand k = 3.5 x 104 s-1 at 25° C, what is the activation energy for the decomposition? 0.73 kJ/mol 58 kJ/mol 140 kJ/mol 580 kJ/mol I am having massive ...

### Chemical Kinetics

The kinetics of the catalytic decomposition of NH3 into N2 and H2 on a hot tungsten filament at 1100 °C was investigated by Kunsman. He measured the times (t1/2) required for half of NH3 to decompose at different initial NH3 pressures, as shown below: P (torr) t1/2 (minutes) ...

### Chemistry

HELP! we just started kinetics and i have no clue how to solve this problem. For the reaction between reactants A and B below, if 4.925 moles of A is placed into a flask with excess B it is found that the amount of A remaining after 6.85 seconds is 2.737 moles. 2A (g) + B (g...

### college kinetics chem

what is the rate law for 2OF2 yeilds O2 + 2F2

### Chemical kinetics (chemistry)

if the activation energy is larger from the perspective of the reactants than the products, the reaction is ?

### Chemical kinetics (theory)

Explain why a dust is much more explosive than is a stalk of grain.

### Chemistry

After 79 mins 20.0% of a compound has decomposed. What is the half life of this reaction assuming first-order kinetics?

### chemistry

After 56.0 min, 25.0% of a compound has decomposed. What is the half-life of this reaction assuming first-order kinetics?

### Chemistry

After 53.0 min, 14.0% of a compound has decomposed. What is the half-life of this reaction assuming first-order kinetics?

### Chemistry

After 62.0 min, 11.0% of a compound has decomposed. What is the half-life of this reaction assuming first-order kinetics?

### Chemistry

what is the equation for activation energy in terms of chemical kinetics. i tried to look it up but i get something different every time

### Enzyme Kinetics-Km values

Hi guys, I don't quite understand why a lower Km value means more effective binding? Sincerely, Sandy

### chemistry-chemical kinetics

by what factor is the rate of detoxification changed if a liver enzyme lowers the activation energy of the reaction by 5 kJ/mol at 37 degree celsius?

### chemistry

the half time of a radioisotope is found to be 4.55 minutes. if the decay follow first order kinetics. what percentage of isotope will remain after 2.00 hours?

### chemistry

how do you find the rate of production when you already know the rate of consumption? kinetics questions

### chemistry

What is the half-life of a compound if 69 percent of a given sample of the compound decomposes in 59 min? Assume first-order kinetics.

### Chemistry

10% of a sample reacts in 25 s. If the reaction follows first order kinetics, how long would it take for half the sample to react?

### chemistry

The reaction x products follows Ist order kinetics in 40 minutes the concetration of x changes from 0.1M to 0.025M then the rate of reaction when conc of x is 0.01

### Chemistry

Please can someone help explain the following: Explain the kinetics of combustion as a complex free radical process using hydrogen fuel.

### chemistry kinetics

The rate constant is numerically the same for three reactions of first ,second and third order resp. Which reaction should be the fastest and is this for all ranges of concentrations ??

### Chemistry

I need to perform a chemical demonstration on thermochemistry or kinetics or colligative properties for chemistry class. However I cannot have demonstrations involving fire.

### Kinetics Problem II

The data below were collected for the following reaction: 2NO2 (g) + F2 (g) ->2NO2F(g) A: Calculate the value of the rate constant, k. B: What is the overall order of the reaction?

### Chemistry

The radioactive nuclide 18F decays by first order kinetics with a half life of 1.83 hr. How many hours will it take for 68.5% of a give quantity of 18F to decay?

### college chemistry

If gaseous H2 and O2 are carefully mixed and left alone, they can remain intact for millions of years. Is this “stability” a function of thermodynamics or of kinetics? Give a valid reason to support your choice.

### gen chem 2

In the chemical kinetics experiment, determine the dilution of the stock bleach solution. The bleach used will be around 5.5% (weight/volume). Convert this to molarity

### chemistry

follows first-order kinetics and has an activation energy of 244 kJ mol-1. At 684 K, k = 0.00000508 s-1. What is the half-life (min) for this reaction at 427 °C ? Round your answer to 3 significant figures. I really don't know what to do

### chemistry

the chapter is about chemical kinetics Reaction mechanisms: What does it mean by mechanism of a reaction? What is an elementary step? what is the molecularity of a reaction?

### thermodynamics and kinetics

One mole of an ideal gas undergoes an isothermal reversible expansion, doing 1 kJ of work and doubling the volume. What is its final temperature? How much heat was added to the gas?

### Chem

The National Institute of Science and Technology (NIST) kinetics database lists the rate constant, k, of a particular gaseous reaction as 5.78× 10–10 cm3·molecule^–1·s^–1 at 298 K. Convert this constant, k, to torr^-1 X S^-1.

### chemistry

If the breakdown half-life of a pesticide applied to a farmer’s field is 3.50 days, then what is the rate constant for this reaction? Assume the degradation reaction follows first order kinetics. The units are 1/d.

### chemistry

the concentration of a chemical degrades in water according to order kinetics. the degradation constant is 0.2 day^-1. if the initial concentration is 100.0 mg/L, how may days are required for the concentration to reach 0.14 mg/L?

### thermodynamics and kinetics

One mole of an ideal gas at 25C and 1 bar is allowed to expand adiabatically against a constant external pressure of 1.00 bar from 1.00 dm^3 to 10.00 dm^3. Calculate the final temperature, q, w, delta_U and delta_H.

### Chemical kinetics

The energy of activation for a reaction is 100kj/mol.Presence of catalyst lowers the activation by 75%.What will be the effect on rate of reaction at 20°C, other things being the same.

### Chemical Kinetics

When experimentally determining the rate law, i am getting a negative fraction. is that right or am i doing something wrong? It is possibly right. I'd have to see you calculations to determine that. It would mean that the reaction is proceeding backwards.

### Chemistry.. kinetics

Initial rate Average rate instanteneous rate Which of these would have the highest value? Explain Please? Which one of these is typically used to determine the rate law for a reaction?

### Chemistry

The given reaction, 2N2O5 4NO2 + O2, follows first-order kinetics and has an activation energy of 103 kJ mol-1. At 298 K, k = 0.0000354 s-1. What is the half-life (min) for this reaction at 338 K ? Round your answer to 3 significant figures.

### chem

Radioactive substances decay by first-order kinetics. How many years would be required for a sample containing strontium-90 to decrease to 58.32% of its initial activity? The half-life of strontium-90 is 2.88e1 years.

### Chemistry - Kinetics

When a reaction is catalyzed: a) Is the catalyst involved in the reaction? (State your evidence) b) Has the catalyst been consumed when the reaction is complete?

### Chemistry

may i plz get help ...regarding the statement of rate law..4rm the topic of chemical kinetics..i am unable to find the exact law statement..:( and i need it before mon.. i hope to get assissted soon! thankyou..!

### chemistry. am i doing this right?

1.) One of the trials in this week's experiment in chemical kinetics was determined to be 10.60 seconds. Evaluate log10(rate). log10(rate) = Would I just plug 10.60 in for the rate?

### chemistry

N2O undergoes thermal decomposition at 730°C to nitrogen (N2) and oxygen (O2) via first-order kinetics with a half-life of 3.58 x 103 minutes. Calculate the time required for 90% of a sample of N2O to decompose at 730°C.

### College Chemistry (DrBob222)

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%?

### Chemistry

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?

### chemistry

Radioactive decay is a process that follows first-order kinetics. The half-life of 32P is 0.03920 years; how long (in minutes) would it take for the amount of 32P to decrease to 53.25% of its initial amount? I don't understand at all what to do here

### Chemistry (kinetics)

None of the orders in this reaction were 0 order; however, reactions can be 0 order. Using the idea of a reaction mechanism and rate limiting step, explain how a reaction can be 0 order for a substance.

### CHEM- KINETICS

The rate constant for a reaction is 4.65 L mol-1s-1. The overall order of the reaction is: zero first second third I am having trouble with the order of reactions. I don't understand this question. this is an assignment question but i have no idea how to do it.

### AP Chem

Dinitrogen pentoxide (N2O5) decomposes by first-order kinetics with a rate constant of 0.0064 s−1 at a certain temperature. What is the half life for the decomposition of N2O5 at this temperature? Answer in units of s. i did: ln(.003135/x)=(5/8.314)((1/300)-(1/487)) i got ....

### Inorganic chemistry

The decopostion of formic acid follows first-order kinetics. HCO2H(g)==>CO2(g) + H2(g) The half-life for the reaction at 550 degrees Celsius is 24 seconds. How many seconds does it take for the formic acid concentration to decrease by 75%?

### chemistry kinetics

The reaction SO2Cl2(g) → SO2(g) + Cl2(g) is a first order reaction carried out at constant volume at 600 K whose t1/2 is 4.1 hr. The initial pressure of SO2Cl2 is 1.25 atm. What will be the total pressure of the system after 1 hour?

### chemistry

The given reaction, cyclopropane propene (isomerization), follows first-order kinetics. The half-live was found to be 4.57 min at 796 K and rate constant was found to be 0.0328 s-1 at 850 K. Calculate the activation energy (in kJ/mol) for this reaction. Round your answer to 3 ...

### Chemistry

I did a lab, an kinetics lab (iodide clock) and in my lab report I have to calculate the initial rate in mol L-1 s-1 and I'm not sure how to do that. I have the [I-] and [S2O82-] in mol L-1 already. The reagents are [KI] [NaCl] [Na2S2O3] [Na2SO4] [K2S2O8].

### Chemistry Kinetics

If I had the equation H2 + I2 --> 2HI could I write the rate of reaction as d[H2 + I2]/dt = k[H2]^x[I2]^y were x is the order of reaction with respect to x and y is just the order of reaction with respect to y thanks

### CHEM- KINETICS

this is a text book question that i cannot figure out. the decomposition of dimethyl ether at 510 degrees is a first-order process with a rate constant of 6.8*10^-4. (CH3)2O(g)--> CH4(g) + H2(g) + CO(g) if the partial pressure of (CH3)20 is 18kPa, what is its partial ...

### chemistry kinetics

1. Statement-I : Fractional order reactions are not elementary reactions. Statement-II : For an elementary reaction, order must be same as molecularity. are these statements true? give reason.

### CHEMISTRY

CHEMICAL KINETICS The rate of reaction 2N₂O5->4NO₂+O₂ can be written in three ways -d[N₂O5]/dt= k[N₂O5] d[NO₂]/dt= k'[N₂O5] d[O₂]/dt =k"[N₂O5] The relationship between k and k' and between k and k" are ?

### chemistry

CHEMICAL KINETICS The rate of reaction 2N₂O5->4NO₂+O₂ can be written in three ways -d[N₂O5]/dt= k[N₂O5] d[NO₂]/dt= k'[N₂O5] d[O₂]/dt =k"[N₂O5] The relationship between k and k' and between k and k" are ?

### Chemistry- Kinetics

2. At 600 K the decomposition of gas ohase nitroethane (CH3CH2NO2) is first order with a rate constant of 1.9*10^-4 s^-1. CH3CH2NO2 --> C2H4 + HNO2 a) Write out the differential and integrated rate laws for this reaction. b) If a 10.0g sample of nitroethane is heated to ...

### chemistry

The National Institute of Science and Technology (NIST) kinetics database lists the rate constant, k, of a particular gaseous reaction as 8.56× 10–10 cm3·molecule–1·s –1 at 298 K. convert to units of M-1 s-1. convert rate constant to units of Torr-1 s-1. What is the ...

### Kinetics Problem I

A reaction has a rate constant of 1.23×10-4 s at 28 degrees C and 0.235 s at 79 degrees C. A: Determine the activation barrier for the reaction. B: What is the value of the rate constant at 15 degrees C?

### Chemistry

I've figured out most of it. I'm not sure how to find the percentage ofd the isotope. Define the half life. The half-life of a radioisotope is found to be 4.55 minutes. If the decay follows first order kinetics, what percentage of isotope will remain after 2.00 hours if you ...

### Chemistry

using kinetics explain: a.the increasing of concentration of reactants increases the rate of reaction. b.the addition of a catalyst increases the rate at which a reaction will take place. c.and increase in temperature increases reaction rate. d.a catalyst grounded into powder ...

### chemistry - kinetics

The activation energy for the isomerization of methyl isonitrile is 160 kJ/mol. Calculate the fraction of methyl isonitrile molecules that have an energy of 160 or greater at 500 K? 510 K? What is the ratio of the fraction at 510K to that at 500K? I missed this lesson today ...

### chemistry kinetics

Statement-I : For an endothermic reaction, the activation energy is less than the change in enthalpy. Statement-II: Activation energy of a reaction, at a given temperature can never be greater than its change in enthalpy are these statements true? give reason

### chemistry

Suppose 100 moles of a chemical is spilled into a lake. After 15.0 days, the total amount of the chemical in the lake 3.50 moles. Assuming that the reaction followed first order kinetics and no chemical was lost due to advection or volatilization, then what is the rate ...

### chemistry; kinetics

Use the following table to determine the average rate during the period 800 to 1200 seconds for the decomposition of H2O2. 2 H2O2(l) → 2 H2O(l) + O2(g) Time (sec) (H2O2)M 0 2.32 400 1.72 800 1.30 1200 0.98 1600 0.73 a] 1.2 x 10-3M/sec b] 1.6 x 10-3 M/sec c] 2.4 x 10-3M/...

### Chemistry

What is the value of the rate constant for a reaction in which 75.0 percent of the compound in a given sample decomposes in 80.0 min? Assume first order kinetics. Use the integrated rate law for a first order reaction. Remember at 75 percent reaction, 25 percent of the ...

### Chemistry

What is the value of the rate constant for a reaction in which 75.0 percent of the compound in a given sample decomposes in 80.0 min? Assume first order kinetics. Use the integrated rate law for a first order reaction. Remember at 75 percent reaction, 25 percent of the ...

### chemical kinetics

at 100C the gaseous reaction A==2B+C is observed to be first order.on starting with pure A it is found that at the end of 10min,the total pressure of the system is 176mmHg,and after a long time the total pressure of the system is 270mmHg.a).determine the initial pressure of A...

### chemistry - kinetics

Understanding the high-temperature behavior of nitrogen oxides is essential for controlling pollution generated in automobile engines. The decomposition of nitric oxide (NO) to N2 and O2 is second order with a rate constant of 0.0796 M−1*s−1 at 737∘C and 0....

### chemical kinetics

2H2O2 --->2H2O + O2 What is the instantaneous rate of formation of O2 at 50s? THeres a graph with the concentration of H2O2 as a function of time. at 50s the conc. is .2 But isnt this the concentration of H2O2, I don't understand. Also what is the difference between ...

### Chemistry

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) ...

### Chemistry

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) ...

### Chemistry

Hey; I am doing a lab write up that has to do with NMR spectroscopy. Part of it asks to determine how many nonequivalent protons are in the compound 2-chloro-6-methylaniline, among other things. My problem is this is for kinetics class but this part of it has to do with ...

### Chemistry

biochemists consider the citric acid cycle to be the central reaction sequence in metabolism. One of the key steps is an oxidation catalyzed by the enzyme isocitrate dehydrogenase and the oxidizing agent NAD+. Under certain conditions, the reaction in yeast obeys 11th-order ...

### Chemistry - Chemical Kinetics

1) if the concentrations of trace constituients of the atmosphere are expressed in molecules/cm3 , what would be the units of reaction rate???? i think the ans is molecules/cm3 per seconds since the usual units of reaction rate is mol per dm3 per seconds.....am i correct?

### chem: study of kinetics

im supposed to find the slope= -EA/R = triangle y/triangle x = (y2-y1) ________/(x2-x1)____________ how do i do this? is it the same as the slope that excel gave me? i have information from 3 different groups, and i have 3 x's and 3 y's, how do i solve this? the teacher told ...

### kinetics

A car is travelling on a banked circular racetrack, Given that the track is banked at an angle of 16degree to the horizontal and the radius of the track is 50 metres and there are no friction forces present a) draw a free body diagram of the car b)calculate the linear velocity...

### kinetics

A car is travelling on a banked circular racetrack, Given that the track is banked at an angle of 16degree to the horizontal and the radius of the track is 50 metres and there are no friction forces present a) draw a free body diagram of the car b)calculate the linear velocity...

### kinetics

A car is travelling on a banked circular racetrack, Given that the track is banked at an angle of 16degree to the horizontal and the radius of the track is 50 metres and there are no friction forces present a) draw a free body diagram of the car b)calculate the linear velocity...

### chem

Butadiene can undergo the following reaction To form a dimer(two butadiene molecules hooked together). 2c4h8---->c8h12. The half life for the reaction at a given temperature is 5.92x10-2 sec. The reaction kinetics are second order. 1. If the initial concentration of c4h8 is...

### Chemistry 1046

Geologists can estimate the age of rocks by their uranium-238 content. The uranium is incorporated in the rock as it hardens and then decays with first-order kinetics and a half-life of 4.5 billion years. A rock contains 65.7% of the amount of uranium- 238 that it contained ...

### Chemistry

For chem we did a kinetics lab based on the rate of reaction of peroxydisulfate ion with iodide ion. I'm supposed to find the amount of S2O3 ^2- consumed for every trial (in moles) If someone could just explain how to do that with the information I currently have, that would ...

### biochemistry

Enzyme X is a highly pigmented protein that imparts the characteristic color to certain blue-green algae. It also facilitates a reaction necessary to the survival of this species; we can follow the kinetics of this reaction by measuring the conversion of Substance X to ...

### Chemistry

Gallium65, a radioactive isotope of gallium, decays by first order-kinetics. The half-life of this isotope is 15.2 min. How long would it take for 7/8 of a sample of this isotope to decay? 15.2 min 30.4 min 45.6 min 48.0 min I'm not sure how to do this. I initially tried by ...

### Chemistry

Geologists can estimate the age of rocks by their uranium-238 content. The uranium is incorporated in the rock as it hardens and then decays with first-order kinetics and a half-life of 4.5 billion years. A rock is found to contain 82.7% of the amount of uranium-238 that it ...

### biochemistry

Enzyme X is a highly pigmented protein that imparts the characteristic color to certain blue-green algae. It also facilitates a reaction necessary to the survival of this species; we can follow the kinetics of this reaction by measuring the conversion of Substance X to ...

### kinetics

a ball of mass 200 g is thrown vertically upwards with a velocity of 20ms-1 ignoring air resistance. a) calculate the kinetic energy of the ball as it is released b)calculate the maximum height reached by the ball c) state the velocity of the ball when it returns to its ...

### kinetics

a ball of mass 200 g is thrown vertically upwards with a velocity of 20ms-1 ignoring air resistance. a) calculate the kinetic energy of the ball as it is released b)calculate the maximum height reached by the ball c) state the velocity of the ball when it returns to its ...

### kinetics

An exercise bicycle's flywheel is 30cm in diameter and 2.5 cm thick and is constructed from steel (density=7850 kg m3) its moment of inertia is 0.156 kg m2 about its axis of rotation a) calculate the mass of the flywheel b) calculate the flywheel's radius of gyration c) whilst...

### kinetics

An exercise bicycle's flywheel is 30cm in diameter and 2.5 cm thick and is constructed from steel (density=7850 kg m3) its moment of inertia is 0.156 kg m2 about its axis of rotation a) calculate the mass of the flywheel b) calculate the flywheel's radius of gyration c) whilst...

### kinetics

An exercise bicycle's flywheel is 30cm in diameter and 2.5 cm thick and is constructed from steel (density=7850 kg m3) its moment of inertia is 0.156 kg m2 about its axis of rotation a) calculate the mass of the flywheel b) calculate the flywheel's radius of gyration c) whilst...

### kinetics

An exercise bicycle's flywheel is 30cm in diameter and 2.5 cm thick and is constructed from steel (density=7850 kg m3) its moment of inertia is 0.156 kg m2 about its axis of rotation a) calculate the mass of the flywheel b) calculate the flywheel's radius of gyration c) whilst...

### chemistry

Based on reaction kinetics, which of the following pairs of reactions and reaction rate equations represent elementary reactions? You may choose more than one reaction. Ti + 2Cl2 = TiCl4 Rate = k[Ti][Cl2] 2SO2 + O2 = 2SO3 Rate = k[O2][SO2]2 Na2S + CuSO4 = CuS + Na2SO4 Rate = k...

### chem

The activation energy of a certain reaction is 65.7 kJ/mol. How many times faster will the reaction occur at 51°C than at 8°C? State the assumptions you need to make in order to perform this calculation. (Select all that apply.) The collision model and the Arrhenius equation...

### chemistry

given this reaction N2O5 -> 2 N2O + 1/2 O2 all gases and given the initial pressure (P Initial) and total pressure (P total)at any time, relate the partial pressure of N2O5 (PP N2O5) to P total for any time during this reaction. Consider gas kinetics. My teacher says the ...

### Engineering

It is found that ozone reaction in water nearly follows first-order kinetics in ozone concentration decreases by 50% in 12 minutes (t1/2 = 12 min). A water supplier wants to inject ozone into a pipe bringing water to thee water treatment plant to pre-disinfect the influent. ...

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