Solution - Integrated Rate Equations - Half-life of a Reaction



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 A first order reaction takes 40 minutes for 30% decomposition. Calculate t1/2 for this reaction. (Given log 1.428 = 0.1548)


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Solution for concept: Integrated Rate Equations - Half-life of a Reaction. For the courses 12th CBSE (Arts), 12th CBSE (Commerce), 12th CBSE (Science), 12th HSC Science (Computer Science), 12th HSC Science (Electronics), 12th HSC Science (General) , PUC Karnataka Science