## Elementary steps

$aR \to bP, Rate = -\frac{1}{a} \frac{d[R]}{dt} = \frac{1}{b}\frac{d[P]}{dt}$

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### Elementary steps

How can you tell if an equation is an elementary step? Is For example, can a single equation for an entire reaction be considered an elementary step?

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### Re: Elementary steps

Adding on to their question ^ does it, in that case, mean the coefficient in the rate law is not 1/x but just 1?