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ERIC Number: EJ1159673
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2017-Jun
Pages: 4
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: ISSN-0021-9584
Linear or Nonlinear Least-Squares Analysis of Kinetic Data?
Perrin, Charles L.
Journal of Chemical Education, v94 n6 p669-672 Jun 2017
The disadvantages of the usual linear least-squares analysis of first- and second-order kinetic data are described, and nonlinear least-squares fitting is recommended as an alternative.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Higher Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: National Science Foundation (NSF)
Authoring Institution: N/A
Grant or Contract Numbers: CHE1148992