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The rate constant for a first order reaction is 60 s^{−1}. How much time will it take to reduce the initial concentration of the reactant to its 1/16^{th} value?

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Solution for question: The rate constant for a first order reaction is 60 s−1. How much time will it take to reduce the initial concentration of the reactant to its 1/16th value? concept: Integrated Rate Equations - First Order Reactions. For the courses CBSE (Arts), CBSE (Commerce), CBSE (Science), PUC Karnataka Science