## class notes

$aR \to bP, Rate = -\frac{1}{a} \frac{d[R]}{dt} = \frac{1}{b}\frac{d[P]}{dt}$

JustinHorriat_4f
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### class notes

when Dr. Lavelle said in class that the "slow" stop determine the rate if rxn what did he mean? What is the slow step?

Naji Sarsam 1F
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### Re: class notes

Often, chemical reactions may be understood as a series of reactions acting in order of steps to take the original reactants to create the final products. This series of steps is called the reaction mechanism. The slowest step of the reaction mechanism often determines the order of the reaction.

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### Re: class notes

A slow step is the series of reactions use to convert the initial reactants to the final products.