The Effect Of Concentration On The Rate Of Reaction

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Rates of reaction are important to daily life because life would not be supported exist if a reactions occurred too slow or too fast (Anon, 2016).Reaction rates are extremely important to many industries as they dictate the rate of production of daily products. In the effort to meet demand and safety standards, optimisation of rates of reaction becomes one of the most important subjects to control and study.
Rates of chemical reactions depend on the nature of the reactants, the reaction temperature, the presence of a catalyst and concentration of the reactants. Since chemical reactions are usually carried out in solutions, it is crucial to understand how concentration may affect the speed of a reaction. Understanding the effects of
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The more possible combinations of collisions the higher the chance that the molecules will complete the reactions. The higher the concentration of reactant molecules, the faster the rate at which the reaction will occur. This is because an increase in concentration results in more successful collisions between different reactant molecules (Bbc.co.uk, 2016). To the contrary, if a solution has a low concentration, then the chances of colliding are less, decreasing the rate of reaction.

According to the law of mass action, the rate of a chemical reaction at a constant temperature depends only on the concentrations of the substances that influence the rate.
The concentration dependence of the kinetics of a chemical reaction is described by its rate law. Knowing the rate law, an expression relating the rate to the concentrations of reactants, can help a chemist adjust the reaction conditions to get a more suitable rate. The rate law for a reaction in the form of:
A + B  C is usually
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