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Homework Help: Biology Homework Question

  1. Jun 24, 2010 #1
    1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data

    In general when comparing two molecules,

    Choose one answer.

    a. the more stable molecule can produce more ATP.
    b. the less stable molecule has less energy.
    c. the more stable molecule is larger.
    d. the less stable molecule is more likely to react.


    2. Relevant equations

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    3. The attempt at a solution

    D. THE LESS STABLE MOLECULE IS MORE LIKELY TO REACT

    --->A molecule will react until it reaches stability...For example, free radicals are unstable molecules.
     
    Last edited: Jun 24, 2010
  2. jcsd
  3. Jun 24, 2010 #2
    Answer D. Instability generally makes a molecule more reactive than a molecule that is already satisfied.
     
  4. Jun 24, 2010 #3
    Thanks!!
     
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