Mechanism of a hypothetical reaction

X2+Y2 GIVES 2XY

(i)X2 GIVES X+X (FAST)

(ii) X+Y2 REV REACTION GIVES XY+Y (SLOW)

(iii)X+Y GIVES XY (FAST)

The overall order of the reaction is

(a) 0 (b)1.5 (c)1 (d) 2

Option (b) is correct. Please try to solve if yourself if not done already. Please revise from #12 | Problems on 1st Order Reaction (Type 5) video as Vipin sir has solved very similar problem in that.

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