Problem: The thiosulfate ion (S2O32-) is oxidized by iodine as follows:2S2O32- (aq) + I2 (aq) → S4O62- (aq) + 2I - (aq)In a certain experiment, 7.05 x 10-3 mol/L of S2O32- is consumed in the first 11.0 seconds of the reaction. Calculate the rate of consumption of S2O32-. Calculate the rate of production of iodide ion.

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The thiosulfate ion (S2O32-) is oxidized by iodine as follows:

2S2O32- (aq) + I2 (aq) → S4O62- (aq) + 2I - (aq)

In a certain experiment, 7.05 x 10-3 mol/L of S2O32- is consumed in the first 11.0 seconds of the reaction. Calculate the rate of consumption of S2O32-. Calculate the rate of production of iodide ion.

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