Consider the following mechanism Step 1

A+B
-gt
C (equilibrium)

Step 2: C+A -gt
D

Question

Consider the following mechanism:

Step 1: A+B – C (equilibrium)

Step 2: C+A – D

(slow)

Overall: 2A+B – D

Determine the rate law for the overall reaction (where the overall rate constant is represented as k)

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