Reaction Rates

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What happens if a reaction is too slow?
It will make the process very inefficient and raise production costs.
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What happens if a reaction is too quick?
It might get out of control and cause an explosion.
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What is an example of a slow reaction?
Rusting of an old car.
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What is an example of a fast reaction?
Petrol/air explosions that drive the car's engine.
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What needs to be measured for reaction rates?
The mass of a reactant used up during a reaction. The volume of a gas produced during a reaction.
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How do you figure out the reaction rate?
Amount of Reactant Used/Time
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What are the key factors that affect the rate of a reaction?
Temperature. Concentration. Surface Area. The Use of a Catalyst.
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What are the two methods of measuring the rate of reaction?
Measuring the volume of gas given off over time using a gas syringe. Measuring how the mass changes.
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