First-order reactions - 3 | Chemical Kinetics: Rate Laws
General Chemistry 2 - First-order reactions - 3
Cyclobutane C4H8 decomposes to ethene C2H4 at 700K.
The reaction is first-order and the rate constant k = 0.0150 min-1.
Calculate the fraction of cyclobutene that will remain after 2.00 hour.
= e-kt = e-0.015 x 120 = 0.165