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World Journal of Chemical Education. 2018, 6(3), 129-133
DOI: 10.12691/wjce-6-3-5
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Controlling the Kinetics of the Formic Acid Oxidation by Potassium Bromide

Yingchun Liu1, and Tao Yang1

1Department of Chemistry, Zhejiang University, Hangzhou 310027, P. R. China

Pub. Date: July 09, 2018

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Yingchun Liu and Tao Yang. Controlling the Kinetics of the Formic Acid Oxidation by Potassium Bromide. World Journal of Chemical Education. 2018; 6(3):129-133. doi: 10.12691/wjce-6-3-5


This study provides a strategy for controlling the kinetics of formic acid oxidation by potassium bromide. This strategy resolves the nonlinear deviation of the plot of electromotive force against time and ensures that formic acid oxidation follows first-order kinetics over a wide range of reaction temperatures. The methodology reported here should help instructors optimize their teaching efficiency and provides students with valuable insight into the control of chemical kinetics.

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