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slow step

Posted: Mon Mar 12, 2018 5:37 pm
by Amy Zheng 2l
Is it possible to have multiple slow step in mechanism?

Re: slow step

Posted: Mon Mar 12, 2018 5:40 pm
by Sally Nason - 1K
There can only be one "slow" step because it is considered the slowest of all the steps. Slow is a relative term and describes the speed of one step of reaction in relation to the speed of the other steps.

Re: slow step

Posted: Mon Mar 12, 2018 5:52 pm
by Ramya Lakkaraju 1B
You can only have 1 slow step and that is the step that matches the overall reaction's rate law.

Re: slow step

Posted: Mon Mar 12, 2018 7:36 pm
by Abby Ellstrom 1I
In this class it is only possible to have single slow step mechanisms.