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Q. How are the following aspects of a reaction affected by the addition of a catalyst? activation energy of the forward reaction. activation energy of...

Solved • Mar 25, 2020

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Q. Consider the following elementary reaction equation.NO3 (g) + CO (g) yields NO2 (g) + CO2 (g)What is the order with respect of NO3?What is the over...

Solved • Mar 25, 2020

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Q. The proposed mechanism for a given reaction is as follows:Step One: 2 NO (g)    N2O2 (g)Step Two: H2(g) + N2O2(g)    H2O(g) + N2O(g)      Rate - de...

Solved • Mar 16, 2020

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Q. The proposed mechanism for a given reaction is as follows:Step One: 2 NO (g)    N2O2 (g)Step Two: H2(g) + N2O2(g)    H2O(g) + N2O(g)      Rate - de...

Solved • Mar 16, 2020

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Q. The proposed mechanism for a given reaction is as follows:Step One: 2 NO (g)    N2O2 (g)Step Two: H2(g) + N2O2(g)    H2O(g) + N2O(g)      Rate - de...

Solved • Mar 16, 2020

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Q. The decomposition of ozone may occur through the two-step mechanism shown below:step 1      O3 → O2 + Ostep 2     O3 + O → 2O2The oxygen atom (O) i...

Solved • Feb 17, 2020

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Q. Consider the following mechanism for the overall reaction 2NO2Cl(g) → 2NO2(g) + Cl2(g).Step1      NO2Cl  NO2 + Cl              fastStep2     NO2Cl ...

Solved • Feb 4, 2020

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Q. Which of the following statements is/are correct?I According to the Arrhenius equation, the activation energy of a reaction increases as the temper...

Solved • Jan 24, 2020

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Q. For the reaction H2 + I2 → 2HI calculate the molecularity of the reaction.A. 0B. 1C. 2D. 3E. none of these

Solved • Jan 23, 2020

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Q. The reaction of nitrogen dioxide with carbon monoxide NO2(g) + CO(g) => CO2(g) + NO(g) has been studied and the following mechanism has been pro...

Solved • Dec 20, 2019

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Q. What is the rate law for the overall reaction 2HgCl2 + C2O42- => 2Cl-- + 2CO2 + Hg2Cl2 given the following mechanism?1. HgCl2 + C2O42- <=>...

Solved • Dec 19, 2019

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Q. The following mechanism has been proposed for the reaction, A2 + 2 B → 2 P.What is the overall order of the reaction?1. A 2 ⇌2 A     Fast2. A + B →...

Solved • Dec 12, 2019

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Q. The following mechanism has been proposed for the reaction, A2 + 2 B → 2 P.  What is the order of the reaction in terms of A2?1. A2 <=> 2 A  ...

Solved • Dec 11, 2019

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Q. The proposed mechanism for a reaction isNO + O3 => NO3 + O     FastNO3 + O => NO2 + O2   SlowWhich of the following would be a rate law for t...

Solved • Nov 1, 2019

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Q. What is the rate law for the following mechanism in terms of the overall rate constant k? Step 1: A + B ↔ C (fast) Step 2: B + C → D (slow)

Solved • Aug 7, 2019

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Q. Which statement concerning a possible mechanism for a reaction is false?a. The slow step will only include reactants listed in the overall chemical...

Solved • Aug 2, 2019

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Q. The gas-phase decomposition of ozone is thought to occur by the following two-step mechanism.Step 1: O3(g) ⇌ O2(g) + O(g) (fast)Step 2: O(g) + O3(g...

Solved • Dec 6, 2018

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Q. Can an intermediate appear as a reactant in the first step of a reaction mechanism?

Solved • Dec 6, 2018

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Q. If a molecule like Cl2 falls apart in an elementary reaction, what is the molecularity of the reaction?

Solved • Dec 6, 2018

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Q. The oxidation of SO2 to SO3 is accelerated by NO2. The reaction proceeds according to:NO2(g) + SO2(g) → NO(g) + SO3(g)2 NO(g) + O2(g) → 2 NO2(g)Sho...

Solved • Dec 6, 2018

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Q. Homogeneous catalysis. Effect of catalyst on the speed of hydrogen peroxide decomposition to water and oxygen gas.Why does the solution in the midd...

Solved • Dec 6, 2018

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Q. Consider the hypothetical reaction 2 A + B → 2 C + D. The following two-step mechanism is proposed for the reaction:Step 1: A + B → C + XStep 2: A ...

Solved • Dec 6, 2018

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Q. Consider the hypothetical reaction 2 A + B → 2 C + D. The following two-step mechanism is proposed for the reaction:Step 1: A + B → C + XStep 2: A ...

Solved • Dec 6, 2018

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Q. Choose a possible transition state for the bimolecular reaction depicted here . (The blue spheres are nitrogen atoms, and the red ones are oxygen a...

Solved • Dec 6, 2018

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Q. What is the molecularity of the elementary reaction: NO(g) + Cl2(g) → NOCl(g) + Cl(g)?

Solved • Dec 6, 2018

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Q. What is meant by the term elementary reaction?

Solved • Dec 6, 2018

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Q. What is the difference between a unimolecular  and a  bimolecular elementary reaction?

Solved • Dec 6, 2018

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Q. Suppose we have two reactions, A → B and B → C. You can isolate B, and it is stable. Is B the transition state for the reaction A → C?

Solved • Dec 6, 2018

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Q. In a hydrocarbon solution, the gold compound (CH3)3AuPH3 decomposes into ethane (C2H6) and a different gold compound, (CH3)AuPH3. The following mec...

Solved • Dec 6, 2018

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Q. The following mechanism has been proposed for the reaction of NO with H2 to form N2O and H2O:NO(g) + NO(g)2 → N2O2 (g)N2 O2 (g) + H2 (g) → N2O(g) +...

Solved • Dec 6, 2018

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Q. The following mechanism has been proposed for the reaction of NO with H2 to form N2O and H2O:NO(g) + NO(g)2 → N2O2 (g)N2 O2 (g) + H2 (g) → N2O(g) +...

Solved • Dec 6, 2018

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Q. In a hydrocarbon solution, the gold compound (CH3)3AuPH3 decomposes into ethane (C2H6) and a different gold compound, (CH3)AuPH3. The following mec...

Solved • Dec 6, 2018

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Q. The following diagram represents an imaginary two-step mechanism. Let the red spheres represent element A, the green ones element B, and the blue o...

Solved • Dec 6, 2018

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Q. The following diagram represents an imaginary two-step mechanism. Let the red spheres represent element A, the green ones element B, and the blue o...

Solved • Dec 6, 2018

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Q. The following diagram represents an imaginary two-step mechanism. Let the red spheres represent element A, the green ones element B, and the blue o...

Solved • Dec 6, 2018

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Q. The following mechanism has been proposed for the gas-phase reaction of H2 with ICl:H2(g) + ICl(g) → HI(g) + HCl(g)HI(g) + ICl(g) → I2(g) + HCl(g)W...

Solved • Dec 6, 2018

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Q. The following mechanism has been proposed for the gas-phase reaction of H2 with ICl:H2(g) + ICl(g) → HI(g) + HCl(g)HI(g) + ICl(g) → I2(g) + HCl(g)W...

Solved • Dec 6, 2018

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Q. You have studied the gas-phase oxidation of HBr by O2:4HBr(g) + O2 (g) → 2H2O(g) + 2Br2 (g)You find the reaction to be first order with respect to ...

Solved • Dec 6, 2018

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Q. You have studied the gas-phase oxidation of HBr by O2:4HBr(g) + O2 (g) → 2H2O(g) + 2Br2 (g)You find the reaction to be first order with respect to ...

Solved • Dec 6, 2018

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Q. Consider the diagram below, which represents two steps in an overall reaction. The red spheres are oxygen, the blue ones nitrogen, and the green on...

Solved • Dec 6, 2018

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Q. Consider the diagram below, which represents two steps in an overall reaction. The red spheres are oxygen, the blue ones nitrogen, and the green on...

Solved • Dec 6, 2018

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Q. Consider the diagram below, which represents two steps in an overall reaction. The red spheres are oxygen, the blue ones nitrogen, and the green on...

Solved • Dec 6, 2018

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Q. What is the molecularity of each of the following elementary reactions? Write the rate law for the reaction.Cl2 (g) → 2 Cl (g)

Solved • Dec 6, 2018

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Q. What is the molecularity of each of the following elementary reactions? Write the rate law for the reaction.OCl- (aq) + H2O (l) → HOCl (aq) + OH- (...

Solved • Dec 6, 2018

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Q. The following diagrams represent mixtures of NO(g) and O2(g). These two substances react as follows:2 NO ( g ) + O2 ( g ) → 2 NO2 ( g )It has been ...

Solved • Dec 6, 2018

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Q. The mechanism shown here is proposed for the gas phase reaction, 2 N2O5 → 4 NO2 + O2. What rate law does the mechanism predict?N2 O5 ⇌ NO2 + NO3   ...

Solved • Dec 6, 2018

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Q. We have seen a number of reactions in which a single reactant forms products. For example, consider the following first-order reaction: CH3NC(g) → ...

Solved • Dec 6, 2018

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Q. We have seen a number of reactions in which a single reactant forms products. For example, consider the following first-order reaction: CH3NC(g) → ...

Solved • Dec 6, 2018

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Q. Consider this overall reaction, which is experimentally observed to be second order in AB and zero order in C: AB + C → A + BCIs the following mech...

Solved • Dec 6, 2018

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Q. Consider this overall reaction, which is experimentally observed to be second order in X and first order in Y: X + Y → XYIs this two-step mechanism...

Solved • Dec 6, 2018

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Q. Phosgene (Cl2CO), a poison gas used in World War I, is formed by the reaction of Cl2 and CO. The proposed mechanism for the reaction is Cl2 ⇌ 2 Cl ...

Solved • Dec 6, 2018

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Q. Consider the gas-phase reaction: H2(g) + I2(g) → 2 HI(g)The reaction was experimentally determined to be first order in H2 and first order in I2. C...

Solved • Dec 6, 2018

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Q. Consider the gas-phase reaction: H2(g) + I2(g) → 2 HI(g)The reaction was experimentally determined to be first order in H2 and first order in I2. C...

Solved • Dec 6, 2018

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Q. The proposed mechanism for the formation of hydrogen bromide can be written in a simplified form as:Br2(g)  ⇌ 2 Br(g)          Fast, k1 (forward), ...

Solved • Dec 6, 2018

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Q. A proposed mechanism for the formation of hydrogen iodide can be written in simplified form asI2 → 2I          Fast, k1 (forward), k–1 (reverse)I +...

Solved • Dec 6, 2018

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Q. Iodomethane (CH3I) is a commonly used reagent in organic chemistry. When used properly, this reagent allows chemists to introduce methyl groups in ...

Solved • Nov 6, 2018

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Q. The mechanism for the gas-phase reaction of nitrogen dioxide with carbon monoxide to form nitric oxide and carbon dioxide is thought to be Write th...

Solved • Nov 5, 2018

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Q. A possible mechanism for the decomposition of hydrogen peroxide isH2O2 → 2OHH2O2 + OH → H2O + HO2HO2 + OH → H2O + O2Using your results from Exercis...

Solved • Nov 5, 2018

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Q. A (green), B (blue), and C (red) are structural isomers. The molecular filmstrip depicts them undergoing a chemical change as time proceeds.Write a...

Solved • Nov 2, 2018

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Q. Sulfonation of benzene has the following mechanism:(1) 2H2SO4 ⟶ H3O+ + HSO4- + SO3                                      [fast](2) SO3 + C6H6 ⟶ H(C6...

Solved • Nov 1, 2018

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Q. Sulfonation of benzene has the following mechanism:(1) 2H2SO4 ⟶ H3O+ + HSO4- + SO3                                      [fast](2) SO3 + C6H6 ⟶ H(C6...

Solved • Nov 1, 2018

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Q. Even when a mechanism is consistent with the rate law, later work may show it to be incorrect. For example, the reaction between hydrogen and iodin...

Solved • Nov 1, 2018

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Q. The overall equation and rate law for the gas-phase decomposition of dinitrogen pentoxide are2 N2O5(g) ⟶ 4 NO2(g) + O 2(g)               rate = k[N...

Solved • Nov 1, 2018

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Q. The rate law for 2NO(g) + O2(g) ⟶ 2NO2(g) is rate = k[NO]2[O2]. In addition to the mechanism in the text (Section 16.6), the following ones have be...

Solved • Nov 1, 2018

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Q. The rate law for 2NO(g) + O2(g) ⟶ 2NO2(g) is rate = k[NO]2[O2]. In addition to the mechanism in the text (Section 16.6), the following ones have be...

Solved • Nov 1, 2018

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Q. In a study of nitrosyl halides, a chemist proposes the following mechanism for the synthesis of nitrosyl bromide:NO(g) + Br2(g) ⇌ NOBr2(g)         ...

Solved • Nov 1, 2018

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Q. Consider the following mechanism:(1) ClO-(aq) + H2O(l) ⇌ HClO(aq) + OH-(aq)         [fast](2) I-(aq) + HClO(aq) ⟶ HIO(aq) + Cl-(aq)           [slow...

Solved • Nov 1, 2018

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Q. Consider the following mechanism:(1) ClO-(aq) + H2O(l) ⇌ HClO(aq) + OH-(aq)         [fast](2) I-(aq) + HClO(aq) ⟶ HIO(aq) + Cl-(aq)           [slow...

Solved • Nov 1, 2018

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Q. The proposed mechanism for a reaction is(1) A(g) + B(g) ⇌ X(g)       [fast](2) X(g) + C(g) ⟶Y(g)      [slow](3) Y(g) ⟶ D(g)                [fast](d...

Solved • Nov 1, 2018

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Q. The proposed mechanism for a reaction is(1) A(g) + B(g) ⇌ X(g)       [fast](2) X(g) + C(g) ⟶Y(g)      [slow](3) Y(g) ⟶ D(g)                [fast](b...

Solved • Nov 1, 2018

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Q. For the reaction A2 + B2 ⟶2AB, Ea(fwd) = 125 kJ/mol and Ea(rev) = 85 kJ/mol. Assuming the reaction occurs in one step(c) sketch a possible transiti...

Solved • Nov 1, 2018

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Q. The reaction of CO with Cl2 gives phosgene (COCl2), a nerve gas that was used in World War I. Use the mechanism shown here to complete the followin...

Solved • Oct 31, 2018

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Q. The reaction of CO with Cl2 gives phosgene (COCl2), a nerve gas that was used in World War I. Use the mechanism shown here to complete the followin...

Solved • Oct 31, 2018

Reaction Mechanism

Q. The reaction of CO with Cl2 gives phosgene (COCl2), a nerve gas that was used in World War I. Use the mechanism shown here to complete the followin...

Solved • Oct 31, 2018

Reaction Mechanism

Q. The reaction of CO with Cl2 gives phosgene (COCl2), a nerve gas that was used in World War I. Use the mechanism shown here to complete the followin...

Solved • Oct 31, 2018

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Q. Nitrogen(II) oxide, NO, reacts with hydrogen, H2, according to the following equation: 2 NO + 2 H2 ⟶ N2 + 2H2O What would the rate law be if the me...

Solved • Oct 31, 2018

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Q. What is the rate equation for the elementary termolecular reaction A + 2B ⟶ products? For 3A ⟶ products?

Solved • Oct 31, 2018

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Q. Consider the following mechanism. What species is an intermediate? Which species is a catalyst?Step 1: A + B → ABStep 2: AB + C → AC + BOverall: A ...

Solved • Mar 15, 2018

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Q. Consider the following elementary reaction equation.NO3(g) + CO(g) → NO2(g) + CO2(g)a. What is the order with respect of NO3?b. What is the overall...

Solved • Feb 28, 2018

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Q. Consider the following mechanismStep 1: A → B+C     EquilibriumStep 2: C+D → E    Slow______________________________Overall: A + D → B + EWhat is t...

Solved • Feb 14, 2018

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Q. Consider the following mechanism.step 1:      A + B ⇌ C equilibriumstep 2:      C + A → D slow——————————————overall:      2A + B → DDetermine the r...

Solved • Feb 14, 2018

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Q. #1 Consider the following mechanism:Step 1: 2A → B slowStep 2: B + C → D fastOverall 2A + C → DDetermine the rate law for the overall reaction (whe...

Solved • Feb 14, 2018

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Q. In the reaction demonstrated with the below mechanism, what term best describes I- and IO-: A. Both are intermediates B. Both are catalysts C. I...

Solved • Aug 9, 2017

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Q. Determine the rate law for the mechanism given below.H2 + 2Pd → 2PdHC2H4 + PdH → C2H5Pd (slow)C2H5Pd + PdH → C2H6 + 2Pd 

Solved • Jun 8, 2017

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Q. Determine the rate law for the mechanism given below.O3 → O2 + OO + O3 → 2O2 (slow)

Solved • Jun 8, 2017

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Q. The reaction NO2 + CO2 → CO + NO3 has a rate law that is second order in NO2. Which of these statements describes the mechanism that explains this ...

Solved • Apr 7, 2017

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Q. Given the following proposed mechanism, predict the rate law for the overall reaction.2NO2 + Cl2 → 2NO2 Cl (overall reaction) MechanismNO2 + Cl2 → ...

Solved • Mar 6, 2017

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Q. A reaction A → D is thought to proceed via the following mechanism:Step 1: A → BStep 2: B → CStep 3: C → D The potential energy profile for the rea...

Solved • Dec 23, 2016

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Q. The Rate law for the reaction2 NO(g) + Cl2(g) → 2 NOCl(g)is: Rate = k [NO][Cl2]If the following is the mechanism for the reaction                  ...

Solved • Nov 15, 2016

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Q. When the concentration of A is doubled, the rate for the reaction: 2 A + B → 2 C quadruples.When the concentration of B is doubled the rate remains...

Solved • Sep 14, 2016

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Q. Choose the INCORRECT statement.       A) The rate-determining step is the slow-step. B) A reaction intermediate is produced and used up during th...

Solved • Sep 14, 2016

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Q. Consider the following reaction mechanism Ce4+ (aq) + Mn2+ (aq) ↔ Ce3+(aq) + Mn3+ (aq) Ce4+ (aq) Mn3+ (aq) ↔ Ce3+ (aq) + Mn4+ (aq) Ti+ (aq) + Mn...

Solved • Aug 25, 2016

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Q. Consider the reaction: 2 AB → C2 + 2 BC The following mechanism has been proposed. 2 AB → A2B2                       slow second step          ...

Solved • Aug 25, 2016

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Q. Given the following proposed mechanism, predict the rate law for the overall reaction.A2 + 2B → 2AB (overall reaction)MechanismA2 ⇌ 2A     fastA + ...

Solved • Aug 24, 2016

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Q. The oxidation of iron (II) ions by iodine in aqueous solution occurs as shown below2 Fe2+ (aq) + l2 (aq) → 2 Fe3+ (aq) + 2 l - (aq)and the experime...

Solved • Aug 24, 2016

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Q. The reaction A + B → 2 C has the rate equation rate = k[A]2 Which is NOT true about this reaction? A. Increasing the temperature would increase the...

Solved • Aug 15, 2016

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Q. Consider the reaction mechanism given below. Which species is/are intermediates? 1. Cl, ClCO 2. ClCO 3. Pt, ClCO 4. Pt 5. Cl 6. Pt, Cl

Solved • Jul 29, 2016

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Q. Consider the reaction mechanism. Which species would be a catalyst? Step   Reaction                  1           Cl 2 + Pt → 2 Cl + Pt 2        ...

Solved • Jul 29, 2016

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Q. Indicate whether the following statements are true (T) or false (F):___ The higher the activation energy, the slower a reaction at a given temperat...

Solved • May 18, 2016

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Q. The decomposition of hydrogen peroxide in the presence of iodide ion is believed to occur via this mechanism.  H2O2(aq) + I - (aq) → H2O(l) + IO -...

Solved • May 10, 2016