Reaction rate


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David Sarkissian 1K
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Reaction rate

Postby David Sarkissian 1K » Sat Mar 16, 2019 9:40 pm

Is there an easy way to tell which reaction is fast and which is slow in a a series of reactions if we are not told in advance? Are there any tell-tale signs that give it away?

Michelle Wang 4I
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Re: Reaction rate

Postby Michelle Wang 4I » Sat Mar 16, 2019 9:47 pm

Typically, reactions that are termolecular are slow since it is less likely for three molecules to collide with the right amount of energy for the reaction to occur.


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