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# Kinetics

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Instantaneous Rate
delta[reactant]/deltat
deltat is a very small increment of time
this is seen as the tangent to the curve at any point
As the [A] is changed, the rate does not change.
The rate is __.
The order with respect to A is __.
Unaffected
0
The graph is a straight line with no slope ([A] vs rate)
As the [A} is changed, the rate changes proportionally. If [A] is doubled, the rate ___ and so on.
The order with respect to A is __.
Doubled
1
the graph has a slope of 1
As the [A] is changed, the rate changes as the square of the change in the concentration. If [A] is doubled, the rate ___ and so on.
The order with respect to A is __.