Rates or Reaction – Topics for test

Grade 12 – Rates of reaction review terms
  • Important terms and concepts
  • Rate
  • Rate law
  • Order of reaction
  • Law of mass action
  • Photochemical reactions
  • Positive catalyst
  • Negative catalyst
  • Homogenous catalyst
  • Heterogeneous catalyst
  • Mechanism of reaction
  • Elementary steps
  • Units of the different order
  • Rate constant k
  • Difference between order and molecularity
  • Pseudo unimolecular reactions
  • Initial rate method
  • Graphical method for determining order
  • Integrated rate law method
  • Collision theory
  • Factors affecting rates of reaction
  • Energy of activation
  • Threshold energy
  • Transition state
  • Graphs for single step reactions
  • Graphs for multi steps reaction
  • Energy of activation for reverse reactions
  • Orientation and its effect on rates of reaction
  • Energy of activation and its effect on rates of reaction
  • Calculation of Activation energy
  • Calculation of order of reaction from initial rate method
  • Calculation of rate constant from rate law
  • Calculation of concentration for first order reactions after time ‘t’
  • Calculation of rate constant or decay constant from half life
  • Calculation of rate of reaction from concentration and time
  • Explanation of Maxwell Boltzmann distribution curve
  • Arrhenius equation

Problems – You ought to be familiar with the following type of problems – that does not mean all these types of problems will be present in your test. Variations of these problems can be given either as MCQ or Mathematical Problems.

  • Determination of rate from concentration / volume / pressure etc and time
  • Determination of order by initial rate method – problems
  • Determination of rate constant ‘k’
  • Determination of average rate and instantaneous rate from a graph
  • Relation between rate and concentration change for determining order
  • Determination of concentration / time / rate constant from integrated rate law and half life
  • Arrhenius equation and determination of Ea or energy of activation
  • Determination of rate constant k / Ea / or effect of temperature on rate of reaction with change in temperature using modified Arrhenius equation
  • Determination of concentration of reactants after ‘n’ half lives
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