Rate limiting step


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Leonardo_VegaHidalgo_2E
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Rate limiting step

Postby Leonardo_VegaHidalgo_2E » Sun Mar 19, 2017 1:46 pm

Is the rate limiting step in a reaction always the slowest step?

Tycho_Meimban_2B
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Re: Rate limiting step

Postby Tycho_Meimban_2B » Sun Mar 19, 2017 1:48 pm

"The overall rate law is the rate law of the slowest step." So technically yes it is.

Cayla_Brooks_1I
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Re: Rate limiting step

Postby Cayla_Brooks_1I » Sun Mar 19, 2017 2:19 pm

Will we ever be expected to answer Rate= with a number rather than Rate=K[Blank]

Cayla_Brooks_1I
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Re: Rate limiting step

Postby Cayla_Brooks_1I » Sun Mar 19, 2017 2:19 pm

Will we ever be expected to answer Rate= with a number rather than Rate=K[Blank]

Lubna_Abdulmajeed_2A
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Re: Rate limiting step

Postby Lubna_Abdulmajeed_2A » Mon Mar 20, 2017 1:12 am

^only if the rate itself is given. Otherwise, i dont think we need to calculate it.


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