Chemistry and Chemical Reactivity (9th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 1133949649
ISBN 13: 978-1-13394-964-0

Chapter 14 Chemical Kinetics: The Rates of Chemical Reactions - 14-6 Reaction Mechanisms - Review & Check for Section 14-6 - Page 550: 2


$Rate = (K_Fk_S)[A]^2[B]$

Work Step by Step

Slow, determining rate: $r=r_S=k_S[I][B]$ Rate of formation of I $r_{-F}=k_{-F}[I]=r_F$ (equilibrium) $r_{F}=k_F[A]^2$ $K_F=k_F/k_{-F}\rightarrow [I]=K_F[A]^2$ Therefore: $Rate = (K_Fk_S)[A]^2[B]$
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