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4: Elementary Reactions

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    Radical reactions are composed of sequences of elementary reactions. An elementary radical reaction is one that does not produce an intermediate. Most elementary, radical reactions consist of transformation of one radical into another, but those that create radicals from nonradicals or cause radicals to disappear also qualify. Where radicals are con­cerned, an elementary reaction either creates a radical from a nonradical, transforms one radical into another, or causes a radical to disappear.

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    Roger W. Binkley (Cleveland State University) and Edith R. Binkley (Cleveland Heights-University Heights school system)


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