We're being asked to determine the rate law for the proposed mechanism.
NO + O3 → NO3 + O Fast
NO3 + O → NO2 + O2 Slow
When a reaction mechanism is given, the rate law can be determined using the slow step in the reaction mechanism.
The proposed mechanism for a reaction is
NO + O3 => NO3 + O Fast
NO3 + O => NO2 + O2 Slow
Which of the following would be a rate law for the reaction?
a. rate = k [NO][O3]
b. rate = k [NO] [O] [NO] [O3]
c. rate = k [NO3] [O]
d. rate = k [NO]
e. rate = k [NO] [NO3]
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