Chapters 18 and 19 Definitions

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Rate of Reaction
The change in concentration of a reactant or product in a given time.
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Order
The power to which the concentration of a reactant is raised to in the rate equation.
2 of 6
Overall Order
The sum of the individual orders of reactants in the rate equation.
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Rate Constant
The constant that links the rate of reaction with the concentrations of the reactants raised to the powers of their orders in the rate equation.
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Half-life
The time taken for the concentration of a reactant to decrease by a half.
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Rate-determining Step
The slowest step in the reaction mechanism of a multi-step reaction
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The power to which the concentration of a reactant is raised to in the rate equation.

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Order

Card 3

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The sum of the individual orders of reactants in the rate equation.

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Card 4

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The constant that links the rate of reaction with the concentrations of the reactants raised to the powers of their orders in the rate equation.

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Card 5

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The time taken for the concentration of a reactant to decrease by a half.

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