intermediates


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inlovewithchemistry
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intermediates

Postby inlovewithchemistry » Tue Mar 12, 2019 6:51 pm

are two intermediates always required to form when there are three steps in a mechanism? and is one intermediate always required to form when there are two steps?

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Re: intermediates

Postby Mukil_Pari_2I » Tue Mar 12, 2019 7:08 pm

Anything that is not a final product is an intermediate. So if the product in the elementary reaction is not the same as the product of the overall reaction, then it is an elementary reaction.


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