General Chemistry 10th Edition

Published by Cengage Learning
ISBN 10: 1-28505-137-8
ISBN 13: 978-1-28505-137-6

Chapter 13 - Rates of Reaction - Questions and Problems - Page 585: 13.93


2$H_{2} $$O_{2}$ - $\gt$ 2$H_{2}$O + $O_{2}$

Work Step by Step

Br- is added to the reaction in miniscule quantities, it appears in the reactants initially and then in the products therefore it is a catalyst. BrO- is a reaction intermediate as it appears in the first step of the reaction and then in the second step doesn't appear in the overall reaction.
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