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A toxic pollutant with an initial concentration 685.83 is treated in a batch reactor. If the goal is to reduce the concentration by 95%, determine the number of days for 1st order and the number of days for second order decay to reach the target effluent concentration. The reaction rate constant for 1st order= 0.5 d-1 and second order= 0.5x10-3 mg-1d-1.

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