Chemistry and Chemical Reactivity (9th Edition)

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Chapter 14 Chemical Kinetics: The Rates of Chemical Reactions - Study Questions - Page 553d: 51


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Assuming the concentration of the other reactant is constant, the rate could be considered of second-order with respect to $OH^-$ if the plot of $1/[OH^-]\ vs\ t$ has a better straight-line fit than $ln[OH^-]\ vs\ t$ or $[OH^-]\ vs\ t$.
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