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Ju-Wei Wang 1I
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Postby Ju-Wei Wang 1I » Sat Mar 10, 2018 2:53 pm

When using the pre-equilibrium approach, we are given the steps involved in the reaction right?

Vivian Nguyen
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Re: Pre-Equilibrium

Postby Vivian Nguyen » Sat Mar 10, 2018 7:31 pm

I think so. I think Dr.Lavelle said that coming up with the actual steps in the mechanisms is really complicated/advanced, so we would be given it.

Michelle Nguyen 2L
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Re: Pre-Equilibrium

Postby Michelle Nguyen 2L » Sun Mar 11, 2018 3:21 pm

Yup, pretty sure Vivian is correct! Plus, we would need to be told which step is the slow step to use the pre-equilibrium approach in the first place

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Re: Pre-Equilibrium

Postby zanekoch1A » Sun Mar 11, 2018 6:07 pm

Is the process the same for when you're looking for the rate of decomposition versus the rate of formation?

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Re: Pre-Equilibrium

Postby ConnorThomas2E » Sun Mar 11, 2018 6:40 pm

I think the processes are the same for both rate of formation and rate of decomposition. Just make sure that the equilibrium constant is correct.

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