Ch 13: AP Chemistry: Kinetics: Tutoring Solution

About This Chapter

The Kinetics chapter of this AP Chemistry Tutoring Solution is a flexible and affordable path to learning about kinetics. These simple and fun video lessons are each about five minutes long and they teach all of the kinetics laws and principles required in a typical AP chemistry course.

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  • Begin your assignment or other AP chemistry work.
  • Identify the kinetics concepts that you're stuck on.
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  • Press play, watch and learn!
  • Complete the quizzes to test your understanding.
  • As needed, submit a question to one of our instructors for personalized support.

Who's it for?

This chapter of our AP chemistry tutoring solution will benefit any student who is trying to learn kinetics and earn better grades. This resource can help students including those who:

  • Struggle with understanding chemical reaction rates, rate constant, collision theory, activation energy, reaction mechanisms, equilibrium constant or any other kinetics topic
  • Have limited time for studying
  • Want a cost effective way to supplement their science learning
  • Prefer learning science visually
  • Find themselves failing or close to failing their kinetics unit
  • Cope with ADD or ADHD
  • Want to get ahead in AP chemistry
  • Don't have access to their science teacher outside of class

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  • Learn at Your Pace: You can pause and rewatch lessons as often as you'd like, until you master the material.

Learning Objectives

  • Learn which factors affect the rate of a chemical reaction.
  • Discuss rate laws.
  • Understand how temperature affects the rate of a chemical reaction.
  • Explain the significance of collision theory.
  • Learn how catalysts change activation energy.
  • Define reaction mechanisms.
  • Describe the relationship between rate constants and equilibrium constants.

7 Lessons in Chapter 13: AP Chemistry: Kinetics: Tutoring Solution
Test your knowledge with a 30-question chapter practice test
Rate of a Chemical Reaction: Modifying Factors

1. Rate of a Chemical Reaction: Modifying Factors

Why are some reactions much faster than others? Is it possible to change how fast a reaction occurs? In this lesson, you will learn what the rate of a chemical reaction is. You will also discover how factors such as temperature, concentration, surface area, and catalysts impact reaction rates.

Rate Constant and Rate Laws

2. Rate Constant and Rate Laws

Learn what the rate law is and how the rate constant relates to it. Learn what reaction order is and how to determine reaction order when given experimental data containing concentration and reaction rate.

Rate of a Chemical Reaction: Effect of Temperature

3. Rate of a Chemical Reaction: Effect of Temperature

Learn how temperature affects reaction rates. Discover the rate law as well as how the Arrhenius equation relates to the rate law and predicts the effect of temperature on the rate of reaction.

Collision Theory: Definition & Significance

4. Collision Theory: Definition & Significance

This lesson will define and explain collision theory and explore how it is related to chemical reactions and reaction rates. So if you've ever wondered how two particles combine to form a new product, read on!

Activation Energy and Catalysts

5. Activation Energy and Catalysts

Learn how to define activation energy and how it relates to a reaction's energy. Learn what an activated complex is and where it fits into an activation energy diagram. Discover how a catalyst works to change the activation energy of a reaction and what this means to metabolism in the body.

Reaction Mechanisms and The Rate Determining Step

6. Reaction Mechanisms and The Rate Determining Step

This lesson explores what a reaction mechanism is and how it relates to the speed of a reaction. You'll discover how to pinpoint the rate-determining step and learn how to write a rate law based on the rate-determining step.

Chemical Kinetics, Reaction Rate Constant & Equilibrium Constant

7. Chemical Kinetics, Reaction Rate Constant & Equilibrium Constant

Are formulas, rate constants, and chemical reactions getting you down? Don't worry, this lesson will explain how reaction rate and equilibrium constants are related to chemical reactions.

Chapter Practice Exam
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Practice Final Exam
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