## Missing - sign on 14.45?

$K = \frac{k_{forward}}{k_{reverse}}$

Justin Le 2I
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### Missing - sign on 14.45?

I think there is supposed to be a - sign on the Cl atom in 45. Does anyone else agree?

Neil DSilva 1L
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### Re: Missing - sign on 14.45?

I'm assuming you're talking about the Cl at the end of the first step, and yes, it should have a negative sign since it's the intermediate chloride ion that the solutions manual references.