Problem: For the gas phase decomposition of dimethyl ether at 500°C, the rate of the reaction is determined by measuring the appearance of CH4. CH3OCH3 → CH4 + H2 + CO At the beginning of the reaction, the concentration of CH 4 is 0 M. After 26.3 min the concentration has increased to 4.53 x 10-2 M. What is the rate of the reaction? 

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For the gas phase decomposition of dimethyl ether at 500°C, the rate of the reaction is determined by measuring the appearance of CH4

CH3OCH3 → CH4 + H2 + CO 

At the beginning of the reaction, the concentration of CH 4 is 0 M. After 26.3 min the concentration has increased to 4.53 x 10-2 M. What is the rate of the reaction? 

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