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    Chemistry: Compounds in Equilibrium

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    Compounds A and B are in equilibrium. For the reaction A --> B, E_s is 15 kcal/mol (62.8 kj/mol) and delta H in degrees is 12 kcal/mol (50.2 kj/mol). Draw a reaction profile diagram for this equilibrium. What are the E_s and delta H in degrees values for the reaction B --> A? What are the percentages of A and B in the reaction mixture at 25 degrees Celsius (assuming delta G = delta H approximately)? (See attachment for illustrations.)

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    a. Stability of compounds is 1 > 3 > 2. This is because tertiary radicals are more stable than secondary than primary.

    b. Stability of compounds is 3 > 1 > 2. This is because tertiary radicals are more ...

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    The expert examines compounds in equilibrium. Reaction profiles are drawn.

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