Problem: Consider the dimerization reaction 2 A → A2                     rate = k [A]2 When the initial concentration of A is 2.0 M, it requires 30 min for 60% of A to react. Calculate the rate constant.  

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Consider the dimerization reaction

2 A → A2                     rate = k [A]2

When the initial concentration of A is 2.0 M, it requires 30 min for 60% of A to react. Calculate the rate constant.

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