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Reaction Order: Classification

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It was determined that the chemical reaction $A+B\rightarrow C$ is first order with respect to A and first order with respect to B.

Assuming the reaction to be an elementary process, which of the following statements is TRUE concerning this reaction?

A

The molecularity and overall order are both 1.

B

The molecularity is 1, while the overall order is 2.

C

The molecularity is 2, while the overall order is 1.

D

The molecularity and overall order are both 2.