# A Second-Order Chemical Reaction

A Second-Order Chemical Reaction

A reaction of second order A + B → C is shown with initial concentrations , , and . The rate constant and the initial conditions are variable. Displayed are the time dependent concentrations that are solutions to the corresponding differential equations:

a

0

b

0

c

0

k

a

∂

t

k

a

∂

t

k

a

∂

t

k

a

with initial conditions

a(0)=

a

0

b(0)=

b

0

c(0)=

c

0

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