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In this video Paul Andersen explains that elementary reactions are steps within a larger reaction mechanism. Colliding molecules require sufficient energy and proper orientation to break bonds and form new bonds. A unimolecular reaction mechanism requires one type of reactant and is a first-order reaction. A bimolecular reactions requires two molecules colliding and is a second-order reaction. Termolecular reactions are rare but are the colliding of three molecules.


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Chemical Elementary Reactions Chemistry



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