Activated complex

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Kenan Kherallah 2C
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Activated complex

Postby Kenan Kherallah 2C » Mon Mar 11, 2019 4:26 pm

Do we have to know how to draw the transition state (question 15.85 on 6th edition) on the final?

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Re: Activated complex

Postby Chem_Mod » Mon Mar 11, 2019 4:36 pm

No, you will not be expected to know how to draw the transition states of reactions.

Jerome Mercado 2J
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Re: Activated complex

Postby Jerome Mercado 2J » Mon Mar 11, 2019 4:38 pm

Since we are not focusing on chemical structures, we do not need to draw any transition states. What Dr. Lavelle did in lecture is a rough sketch of a transition state for the purpose of visualizing what bonds will be broken after reaching Activation energy threshold. For the final just understand the activated complex model and what will change it.

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Re: Activated complex

Postby 105169446 » Sat Mar 16, 2019 11:28 pm

I am still unsure about what an activated complex model is. Could someone clarify?

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