Problem: 1. Sketch the potential energy profile for the mechanism below. 2. Determine the theoretical rate law for this mechanism. Show your work, or explain your reasoning. 3. Is this mechanism consistent with the kinetic data? Explain.    

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1. Sketch the potential energy profile for the mechanism below.

2. Determine the theoretical rate law for this mechanism. Show your work, or explain your reasoning.

3. Is this mechanism consistent with the kinetic data? Explain.

 

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