Chemistry: The Molecular Nature of Matter and Change 7th Edition

Published by McGraw-Hill Education
ISBN 10: 007351117X
ISBN 13: 978-0-07351-117-7

Chapter 16 - Problems - Page 721: 16.9


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The reasons to measure initial rate in kinetics study are: 1) You can use initial concentration of reactants as they have only changed minimally early in the reaction 2) reaction rate of any reverse reaction is insignificant, since negligible product is formed
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