Intermediate species

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Peter Nguyen 2I
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Intermediate species

Postby Peter Nguyen 2I » Sun Mar 10, 2019 10:19 pm

What is the significance of intermediate species?

Dayna Pham 1I
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Re: Intermediate species

Postby Dayna Pham 1I » Sun Mar 10, 2019 10:26 pm

Intermediate species are formed in one of the elementary steps of the reactions then used up in another of the following elementary steps of the reaction. It is not included in the rate law.

Subhani Diu 1F
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Re: Intermediate species

Postby Subhani Diu 1F » Sun Mar 10, 2019 10:47 pm

An intermediate species is temporary during a reaction that helps it go to completion. Despite this, it is not normally produced at the end.

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