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1

how can the rate of reaction be measured?

by the rate at which a reactant is used up or rate at which product is formed

2

what are 3 factors that affect the rate of reaction?

temperature
pressure of reacting gases
concentration
use of catalysts
surface area of reacting solids

3

how is the mass of a substance measured?

is measured with a balance

4

how is the volume of a gas measured?

gas syringe or measuring cylinder

5

how do you calculate the rate of reaction?

amount of reactant used or amount of product formed
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time taken