HW problem 15.73

Arrhenius Equation:

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HW problem 15.73

Postby Jaira_Murphy_2D » Sat Mar 16, 2019 12:04 pm

Part b) a catalyst is not consumed in the course of a reaction
True of False

The answer is True

I don't understand why the answer is true because when we are looking for a catalyst in a reaction mechanism aren't we supposed to look for a catalyst that is being consumed and then formed?

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Re: HW problem 15.73

Postby Chem_Mod » Sat Mar 16, 2019 12:08 pm

Within the individual steps it may appear that the catalyst is being consumed, however this question is trying to get at the fact that in the course of the overall reaction a catalyst is not consumed, which is true.

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