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Mechanisms need to support the orders shown in the rate law- so if the rate law says that something is second order, then there should be two molecules used up in the slow step of its elementary reaction. However, mechanisms can only provide possible answers to the rate law, not prove one, and there might be different mechanisms that give the same rate law.
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