Write a 750 – 1000 word essay on steady state approxination in APA format.
Your essay should include and answer the following questions:
What is steady state approximation?
Why do we use steady state approximation?
How do we use steady state approximation?
For the reaction, 2NO2Cl (g) à 2NO2 (g) + Cl2 (g), the proposed mechanism is
NO2Cl (g) <-> NO2 (g) + Cl (g)
NO2Cl (g) + Cl (g) à NO2 (g) + Cl2 (g)
What is the rate law according to this mechanism?