CRE Asynchronous Learning

Unit 10

Selectivity and Relative Rates of Reaction


After completing Unit 10 of the text and associated website material, the reader will be able to:

  • Define different types of selectivity and yield
  • Choose a reaction system that would maximize the selectivity of the desired product given the rate laws for all reactions occurring in the system

Reading Assignment

Text: Chapter 8, pages 309-334

Web: Read through the Summary Notes for Chapter 8, and do the self-tests located here

Additionally, explore the Living Example Problems, Extra Help, Additional Materials, and so on under "Useful Links" here to further your understanding of the unit.

Lecture Notes: Read through the lecture notes for Lecture 12 located here

Time Estimate: 3 hours

Problem Assignment

Q81AQ8-1_A,Q82AQ8-2_A, doing the five iClicker questions here

P81A(a),(b),(c)P8-1_A(a),(b),(c), using either the Wolfram or Python LEPs,found here

P82AP8-2_A, completing the Interactive Computer Game (ICG) Great Race




Read Notes on Integrating Factor

Time Estimate: 3.5 hours

Study Problems


Unit 10: Total Time Estimate: 6.5 hours