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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]
(d) Is the mechanism consistent with the actual rate law: Rate =k[ClO-][I-]?