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Hannah Krusenoski 2L
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Postby Hannah Krusenoski 2L » Sat Mar 17, 2018 1:47 pm

Why is the OH ion a catalyst in this reaction?

Jessica Jones 2B
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Postby Jessica Jones 2B » Sat Mar 17, 2018 1:53 pm

because it is not used up in the reaction. They way I determine which is the catalyst is by seeing if it starts as a reactant in the first step and remains a product in a later step.
Intermediates will usually be formed as a product and then canceled out as a reactant.


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