a) Write the balanced equation for this reaction.
b) Draw a reaction coordinate diagram showing the energy of the reactants, the products, and the transition state. Clearly label the axis.
c) Is the reaction exothermic or endothermic?
d) Why do we need a spark or flame to get this reaction to go?
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a) The balanced reaction equation is:
2H2 + O2 = 2H2O
b) The reaction coordinate diagram is drawn ...
The solution provides detailed explanations, including a reaction coordinate diagram.