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Chapter 13.5: Half Lives and Radioactive Decay Kinetics
Half-Lives and Radioactive Decay Kinetics - Chemistry LibreTexts
Another approach to describing reaction rates is based on the time required for the concentration of a reactant to decrease to one-half its initial value. This period of time is called the half-life The period of time it takes for the concentration of a reactant to decrease to one-half its initial value. If two reactions have the same order, the faster reaction will have a shorter half-life, and the slower reaction will have a longer half-life. The half-life of a first-order reaction under a given set of reaction conditions is a constant. This is not true for zeroth- and second-order reactions.
Radiometric Dating: Methods, Uses & the Significance of Half-Life
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