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NO3

Posted: Tue Mar 10, 2020 2:47 pm
by McKenna_4A
Why isn't NO3 included in the overall equation for O2 ---> ozone if it is used as a reactant?

Re: NO3

Posted: Tue Mar 10, 2020 3:13 pm
by Caitlyn Tran 2E
I'm not sure what the context for this question is, but usually something would not be included in the overall equation if it is a catalyst or an intermediate. Hope this helps!

Re: NO3

Posted: Fri Mar 13, 2020 7:57 pm
by Ryan Yee 1J
NO is a catalyst, and since it is present at the start and end of the reaction, then it is not written in the expression.

Re: NO3

Posted: Fri Mar 13, 2020 8:05 pm
by chrisleung-2J
Yes, it is correct that because NO3 is a catalyst it would not be included in the overall rxn equation.

Re: NO3

Posted: Sat Mar 14, 2020 11:54 am
by CameronDis2K
If any compound is not present in the overall reaction, then it can be considered an intermediate (as it cancels out in the reactants and products). Therefore, NO3 can be considered an intermediate.