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Do First Order Equations not care about consistent units?
« on: February 11, 2024, 11:55:31 PM »



Question and "correct" answer provided. The rate of reaction is given in seconds and time of reaction is in minutes. Converting minutes to seconds gives the wrong answer. Whereas just skipping the conversion and doing Final = initial * e^-1.8e-4*275 will result in the "correct" answer despite them using different units. Is this something I'm missing here or is the answer just straight up wrong?

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Re: Do First Order Equations not care about consistent units?
« Reply #1 on: February 12, 2024, 02:57:57 AM »
Looks like an error to me, you are perfectly right converting minutes to seconds.
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