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Topic: How do we know if an elementary reaction of is reversible or not from kinetics?  (Read 1059 times)

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Offline natalie5933

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So my problem asked me to determine the mechanism of addition of HCN to imine in the presence of a catalyst after giving the information that it is first order in both catalyst and HCN. I was able to give a mechanism that conformed to the observed kinetics however, the problem also asked to show which of the elementary reactions are irreversible. How do I determine that?

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