Fick's First Law: Definition, Derivation & Examples


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Which one of these is an example of Fick's First Law in action?

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1. Fick's First Law states that overall molecular motion is _____.

2. Fick's First Law is very precise in normal applications because _____.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Going through the worksheet and quiz is an effective way to check your knowledge of Fick's First Law. An example of this law and what the law says about molecular motion are some topics you need to know for the quiz.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Using these tools, you can check your knowledge of:

  • Why Fick's First Law is very precise in normal applications
  • Fick's Law as it relates to concentration
  • An example of Fick's First Law in action
  • What Fick's Law tells us

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the lesson on Fick's First Law
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you have gained about this law to identify an example of it in action
  • Distinguishing differences - compare and contrast main topics, such as the highest and lowest concentrations in a gas or fluid

Additional Learning

Use the corresponding lesson called Fick's First Law: Definition, Derivation & Examples, reviewing more about:

  • The meaning of diffusion and flux
  • Size of molecules in a steady state
  • How Fick's First Law is written
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