what is the meaning of 'single step' in a chemical reaction?

Asked by  | 14th Jun, 2009, 08:02: AM

Expert Answer:

A reaction generally  proceeds with formation of intermediates before final product( or intermediate product) is formed. A single step implies that reactants directly reach the next stage(product)) without any intermediate step.

Answered by  | 14th Jun, 2009, 03:32: PM

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