Chemistry Practice Problems Reaction Mechanism Practice Problems Solution: Consider the following mechanism:(1) ClO-(aq) + H2...

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Solution: Consider the following mechanism:(1) ClO-(aq) + H2O(l) ⇌ HClO(aq) + OH-(aq)         [fast](2) I-(aq) + HClO(aq) ⟶ HIO(aq) + Cl-(aq)           [slow](3) OH-(aq) + HIO(aq) ⟶ H2O(l) + IO-(aq)           [fast](a) What is the overall equation?

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Consider the following mechanism:

(1) ClO-(aq) + H2O(l) ⇌ HClO(aq) + OH-(aq)         [fast]
(2) I-(aq) + HClO(aq) ⟶ HIO(aq) + Cl-(aq)           [slow]
(3) OH-(aq) + HIO(aq) ⟶ H2O(l) + IO-(aq)           [fast]

(a) What is the overall equation?