Double Dagger

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Shirley Wong 2E
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Double Dagger

Postby Shirley Wong 2E » Sun Feb 28, 2016 11:31 pm

What does the double dagger (‡) mean and what is its significance?

Lillian Xie 1K
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Re: Double Dagger

Postby Lillian Xie 1K » Sun Feb 28, 2016 11:34 pm

That symbol represents that the reaction taking place is a transition state. Also, if it is used with a K constant, then it refers to the pseudo-equilibrium established by the activated complex of arbitrary reactants A and B.

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