OpenStudy (ilovebmth1234):

A reaction is first order with respect to reactant X and second order with respect to reactant Y. Which statement describes the rate law for this reaction? Question 2 options: A) rate = k[X][Y] B) rate = k[X]^2[Y] C) rate = k[X][Y]^2 D) rate = k[X]^2[Y]^2

1 year ago
OpenStudy (photon336):

@ilovebmth1234 second order with respect to Y is just a fancy way of saying \[[y]^{2}\] and first order with repect to x means \[[x]^{1} or~just, [x]\]

1 year ago
OpenStudy (ilovebmth1234):

so A right?

1 year ago