## Ways to Approach Reaction Mechanisms

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Petrina Kan 2I
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### Ways to Approach Reaction Mechanisms

At the end of Friday 3/6 lecture, Dr. Lavelle discussed ways to approach proposed reaction mechanisms. However, I remember him saying that we would never use these methods (or something along those lines). So should we know these approaches?

Alex Chen 2L
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### Re: Ways to Approach Reaction Mechanisms

We shouldn't need to know how to do such approaches. I believe he was just giving us background or addressing something we might have read in the textbook.

christabellej 1F
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### Re: Ways to Approach Reaction Mechanisms

I think he was just explaining how there were multiple ways to approach seeing whether certain reaction mechanisms are valid.However, we don't have to know them except for the preequilibrium approach.

Kishan Shah 2G
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### Re: Ways to Approach Reaction Mechanisms

yes, and he said he will teach pre-equilibrium approach to us in todays lecture!