Pre-Equilibrium


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Amber_Carlton_3D
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Pre-Equilibrium

Postby Amber_Carlton_3D » Sun Mar 19, 2017 11:40 am

How do you determine which step is the slow one and which step is the fast one in your pre-equilibrium approach?

Edward_Lee_3C
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Re: Pre-Equilibrium

Postby Edward_Lee_3C » Sun Mar 19, 2017 12:03 pm

If the k is lower or the activation energy is higher. If it doesn't show you it explicitly maybe count how much bonds were broken/formed in each step. I would assume it would tell you in the problem.

Kristina98
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Re: Pre-Equilibrium

Postby Kristina98 » Sun Mar 19, 2017 6:47 pm

you are usually told.


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