Chemistry: A Molecular Approach (3rd Edition)

Published by Prentice Hall
ISBN 10: 0321809246
ISBN 13: 978-0-32180-924-7

Chapter 13 - Sections 13.1-13.7 - Exercises - Review Questions: 8

Answer

The overall order of the reaction is found by adding the exponents of the concentrations from the rate law.

Work Step by Step

The rate law is defined as: $$Rate = k[A]^m[B]^n$$ So the overall order is $m+n$.
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