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## Homework Statement

In a first order decomposition in which the rate constant is 0.03 sec-1, how much of the compound (in mol/L) is left after 39 sec, if there was 2.00 mol/L at the start?

I'm using a few equations and trying to plug it in but I don't know whether they are appropriate or not.

The answer is .621 but I'm not sure how to get there

## Homework Equations

Ln(A(initial) /A(final) = -kt

A(final) = -KT + A(initial)

## The Attempt at a Solution

I've tried plugging into these equations but haven't gotten the right answer yet. Are these the correct equations to use?