9th Edition
Steven S. Zumdahl
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9781133611097


9th Edition
Steven S. Zumdahl
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9781133611097


Chapter 12, Problem 32E
Textbook Problem

The following data were obtained for the gas-phase decomposition of dinitrogen pentoxide,

2N 2 O 5 ( g ) 4 NO 2 ( g ) + O 2 ( g )

[N2O5]0(mol/L) Initial Rate (mol/L · s)
0.0750 8.90 × 10−4
0.190 2.26 × 10−3
0.275 3.26 × 10−3
0.410 4.85 × 10−3

Defining the rate as −∆[N2O5]/ ∆t write the rate law and calculate the value of the rate constant

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