What is a first order reaction ?

Asked by NAKSHATRA | 16th Aug, 2014, 05:07: PM

Expert Answer:

A reaction whose overall reaction order is 1, and whose rate depends on the concentration of only one reactant, in a linear fashion is called first order reaction.

If A is the reactant on which the reaction rate depends, the rate will be:

  • Rate = kobs [A] 1

Answered by Vaibhav Chavan | 18th Aug, 2014, 09:51: AM