When determining a rate law equation you find the individual orders via experimental data, thus you don't assume the coefficients in front of the reactants are their order in the rate law equation. aA + bB -> cC | Rate law equation is not necessarily, rate = k[A]^a(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); ^b

But how come when given the "slow" step for a multi-step process, I assume the coefficient is the order for the reactant? aA + bB -> cC | Rate law equation is, rate = k[A]^a^b

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# Rate law equation

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