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Third Order Reactions

Example 1: Reaction between NO and O2

\[2NO + O_2 \rightarrow 2NO_2 \]

\[r = k[NO]^2[O_2]\]

Example 2: NO and Cl2

\[2NO + Cl_2 \rightarrow 2NOCl \]

\[r = k[NO]^2 [Cl_2]\]