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Physical Chemistry

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ISBN: 9781133958437
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Physical Chemistry

2nd Edition
Ball + 3 others
Publisher: Wadsworth Cengage Learning,
ISBN: 9781133958437

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Chapter 20, Problem 20.37E
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If a reaction has the same rate constant, what time does it take for a reactant to decrease by 5 % (that is, still near the beginning of the reaction process) if the kinetics are zeroth-order, first-order, and second-order with respect to that reactant?

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Chapter 20 Solutions

Physical Chemistry
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