Problem: The following reaction has the following rate law: Rate = k[Br2][NO]2 . 2 Br2 (g) + 2 NO (g) → N2 (g) + 2 Br2O (g)The proposed mechanism for the reaction is :Br2 (g) + NO (g) → N (g) + Br 2O (g) [SLOW] N (g) + NO (g) → N2 (g + O (g) [FAST]O (g) + Br2 (g) → Br2O (g) [FAST] Which of the following statements is/are  false?a) The rate determining step is bimolecular.b) There are three elementary steps in the reaction mechanism.c) The mechanism possesses a catalyst.d) O is the only reaction intermediate in this reaction mechanism.e) This not a valid mechanism for the reaction. 

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The following reaction has the following rate law: Rate = k[Br2][NO]2

2 Br2 (g) + 2 NO (g) → N2 (g) + 2 Br2O (g)

The proposed mechanism for the reaction is :

Br2 (g) + NO (g) → N (g) + Br 2O (g) [SLOW] 

N (g) + NO (g) → N2 (g + O (g) [FAST]

O (g) + Br2 (g) → Br2O (g) [FAST] 

Which of the following statements is/are  false?

a) The rate determining step is bimolecular.

b) There are three elementary steps in the reaction mechanism.

c) The mechanism possesses a catalyst.

d) O is the only reaction intermediate in this reaction mechanism.

e) This not a valid mechanism for the reaction. 

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