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molecularity

Posted: Sun Mar 10, 2019 10:34 pm
by Peter Nguyen 2I
what does it mean when something is bi-molecular, termolecular, etc.?

Re: molecularity

Posted: Sun Mar 10, 2019 10:37 pm
by Te Jung Yang 4K
When something is bimolecular, there are two species in the elementary step. When something is termolecular, there are three species in the elementary step.

Re: molecularity

Posted: Sun Mar 10, 2019 10:38 pm
by madisondesilva1c
The prefix simply denotes how many elements one begins with in the elementary step. I believe Dr. Lavelle, went over this in a chart during the last lecture.

Re: molecularity

Posted: Sun Mar 10, 2019 10:41 pm
by Rosha Mamita 2H
The molecularity refers to the number of species in an elementary step, you can think of it as having to do with the number of reactants in the reaction

Re: molecularity

Posted: Sun Mar 10, 2019 10:44 pm
by Rosha Mamita 2H
unimolecular refers to one species, bimolecular refers to two species, and termolecular refers to three species

Re: molecularity

Posted: Sun Mar 10, 2019 10:59 pm
by Katelyn Phan 2A
The molecularity is based on the number of particles/molecules that will collide simultaneously as this reaction occurs. It's based on the number of species.

Re: molecularity

Posted: Sun Mar 10, 2019 11:59 pm
by Angel Chen 2k
Molecularity is the number of molecules that take part in the rate-determining step. So depending on the prefix, it refers to how many species are in the reaction.

Re: molecularity

Posted: Mon Mar 11, 2019 10:08 am
by Kaylee Kang 1G
The prefix tells how many molecules are involved in the reaction!

Re: molecularity

Posted: Mon Mar 11, 2019 11:42 am
by Arta Kasaeian 2C
The molecularity states how many reactants are present in the elementary step of the reaction. So if there is : A+B or 2A, it is bimolecular