Explore BrainMass

Rate Constant for Reverse Reaction

The rate constant for the elementary reaction is 7.1 109/M·s at 25°C.
2 NO(g) + O2(g) 2 NO2(g)

What is the rate constant for the reverse reaction at the same temperature?

Solution Preview

Since the equilibrium constant is equal to the forward rate constant ...

Solution Summary

The rate constant for a reverse reaction given at the same temperature is determined.