## microscopic reversibility

$K = \frac{k_{forward}}{k_{reverse}}$

SoJeong Lee
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### microscopic reversibility

Can someone please explain why microscopic reversibility, reaction having same intermediates, is important?

Kareem
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### Re: microscopic reversibility

The point of knowing that it is reversible through the same process allows you to use the same half-steps and information in order to calculate the reverse reaction.