Question #5f1ce

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Feb 5, 2016

The correct answer is (d).


Option (a) is what people who design quizzes call a "distractor".

If you have no idea how to get the correct answer or if, for some reason, you might think that a #color(red)("fourth")"-order"# reaction has a rate constant of #color(red)(4) color(white)(l)"s"^(-1)#.

You will be distracted from the correct answer and select option (a).

You are absolutely correct: Without information on the rate and the concentrations, there is no way you can give a numerical value for the rate constant.

Teachers have ingenious ways to discover if you really understand a concept.