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Delta G for TS2

Posted: Thu Feb 25, 2016 10:02 am
by Maggie Chen 2A
For a reaction involving two intermediates, why is the deltaG of TS2 its peak minus the free energy of the reactants instead of that of the first intermediate??

Re: Delta G for TS2

Posted: Thu Feb 25, 2016 10:58 am
by Chem_Mod
Hi Maggie,

Please see this post for further explanation.
viewtopic.php?f=103&t=13013