# The following reaction was monitored as a function of time: #AB -> A + B#. A plot of #1/[AB]# versus time yields a straight line with slope #5.6xx10^(-2) (M.s)^-1#. What is the value of the rate constant (k) for this reaction temperature?

##### 1 Answer

Jul 9, 2016

#### Explanation:

This looks like a 2nd order reaction:

For which the rate of disappearance of

Integrating this gives:

Where

This means a plot of

The graph is a straight line of the form