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Initial Rates Method

  1. Dec 9, 2007 #1
    1. Why are we justified in using the initial rate method?



    2. Attempt: Is it because the rate changes linearly at the beginning...

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  2. jcsd
  3. Dec 14, 2007 #2
    Initial rates works because you get your data before any significant changes in concentration occur. Why would it be disadvantageous to wait longer?
     
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