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Name : ETOX 102A Homework #4 (10 pts total) Turn in Completed Assignment (1 pt) DUE IN CLASS: Monday, February 14 th , 2011 Please answer the following questions in the space provided. 1). Hydroxyl radicals are among the most reactive and highly unstable of environmental oxidants. They may be generated by various reaction pathways, such as Fenton reaction or by sunlight. Draw an example of how a hydroxyl radical is generated by both a Fenton reaction and by sunlight. (3 pts) 2). Catalytic converters were installed in automobiles to reduce the amount of combustion gases
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Unformatted text preview: released into the environment. Please draw a reaction diagram to explain how NO (nitric oxide) is converted into N 2 with the help of a catalytic converter (also include the net rreaction). (3 pts) 3). Please diagram the general reaction mechanism of base-catalyzed hydrolysis. Would base-catalyzed hydrolysis be more likely to occur in freshwater or seawater? Why (please briefly explain)? (3pts)...
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