Problem: Consider the following mechanism for the formation of dinitrogen pentoxide:NO2(g) + O3(g) → NO3(g) + O2(g)NO3(g) + NO2(g) → N2O5(g)Write the chemical equation of the overall reaction:Are there any intermediates in this mechanism?a. yesb. noIf there are intermediates, write down their chemical formulas. Put a comma between each chemical formula, if there’s more than one

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Consider the following mechanism for the formation of dinitrogen pentoxide:
NO2(g) + O3(g) → NO3(g) + O2(g)
NO3(g) + NO2(g) → N2O5(g)

Write the chemical equation of the overall reaction:

Are there any intermediates in this mechanism?
a. yes
b. no

If there are intermediates, write down their chemical formulas. Put a comma between each chemical formula, if there’s more than one

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