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Problem 72b
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The decomposition of hydrogen peroxide is catalyzed by iodide ion. The catalyzed reaction is thought to proceed by a two-step mechanism: H2O21aq2 + I - 1aq2¡H2O1l2 + IO- 1aq2 1slow2 IO- 1aq2 + H2O21aq2¡H2O1l2 + O21g2 + I - 1aq2 1fast2 (a) Write the chemical equation for the overall process.

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