Kinetics : RxnMechanisms (14 Variations)


Experiments show that the reaction of nitrogen dioxide and carbon monoxide
NO2 + CO NO + CO2

has the following rate expression at high temperatures:

Rate=k[NO2][CO]

Is the following mechanism compatible with the experimental information?
(1) NO2 + CO O-N-O-C-O (slow)
(2) O-N-O-C-O NO + CO2 (fast)
Choose the best answer.

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