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The use of "equivalents" as used in titrations/chemical analysis is an obsolete concept except in some countries. The original meaning of equivalent weights is the weight of a compound that combines with 16 g O or 1 g H and it was developed during the time when electrons did not "exist". With thi...

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It seems that during the 2022 moderator election, this meta site has some more eyes on it, so it might be a good time to think about how to encourage new users to become experienced users and valued contributors to StackExchange Chemistry. Most questions are posed by new users. Most questions ask...

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Let $\ce{A}$ be the reactant and $\ce{P}$ the product at the imaginary elementary reaction $\ce{A->P}$. Could it possibly have a net total order of $-1?$ $$-\frac{\mathrm d[\ce{A}]}{\mathrm dt} = k[\ce{A}]^{-1} \tag{1}$$ Or even more, a reaction whose rate depends on the concentration of the prod...