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Problem 110b
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The following mechanism has been proposed for the gasphase reaction of chloroform 1CHCl32 and chlorine: Step 1: Cl21g2 Δ k1 k - 1 2 Cl1g2 1fast2 Step 2: Cl1g2 + CHCl31g2 ¡k2 HCl1g2 + CCl31g2 1slow2 Step 3: Cl1g2 + CCl31g2 ¡k3 CCl4 1fast2 (a) What is the overall reaction?

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