Potential Energy Figure 15.31

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Potential Energy Figure 15.31

Postby 104822659 » Mon Feb 20, 2017 3:12 pm

I'm not what the H-Br distance and the H-H distance are pointing to on the contour graph
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Re: Potential Energy Figure 15.31

Postby Chem_Mod » Tue Feb 21, 2017 12:38 pm

Is this a question?

As the reactants collide the H--Br distance becomes longer as that bond is broken.
As the product forms (H2) the H--H distance becomes shorter after the TS.

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