Problem: Given the following balanced chemical equation2Fe+3H2O → Fe2O3+3H2 How is the rate of appearance of H2 related to the rate of disappearance of Fe? 

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Recall that the average rate of a reaction is given by:



where Δ[A] = change in concentration of reactants or products (in mol/L or M) and Δtime = change in time. We can simply do a rate-to-rate comparison based on the stoichiometric coefficients.


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Given the following balanced chemical equation

2Fe+3H2O → Fe2O3+3H2 

How is the rate of appearance of H2 related to the rate of disappearance of Fe? 



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