Which of the following is true?

UB ForumCategory: Mastering ChemistryWhich of the following is true?
Debbie HarryDebbie Harry Staff asked 5 years ago

Which of the following is true?

A) In a reaction mechanism, an intermediate is identical to an activated complex.

B) The rate-determining step of a reaction is the rate of the fastest elementary step of its mechanism.

C) If we know that a reaction is an elementary reaction, then we know its rate law.

D) Since intermediate compounds can be formed, the chemical equations for the elementary reactions in a multistep mechanism do not always have to add to give the chemical equation of the overall process.

E) All of the above statements are true.

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Best Answer
Selena TateSelena Tate Staff answered 5 years ago

Which of the following is true?
Solution:
If we know that a reaction is an elementary reaction, then we know its rate law.