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How would you know when to use either approach to solving for rate law? Are there any factors that would make you assume one over the other?
Michelle Lee 2E
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Pre equilibrium indicates a fast step before a slow step and the need to substitute the intermediate in the slow step with the equilibrium constant equation we find from the fast step.
Michaela Capps 1l
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Pre equilibrium is easy to use but is not as flexible at steady state approximations which is usually used for complex mechanisms.
Christina Cen 2J
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what makes steady state more flexible in contrast to pre equilibrium?
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