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Which of the following is the BEST evidence for the validity of a proposed reaction mechanism?


The same mass of catalyst is present at the end of the reaction as was at the beginning.


An experimenter found spectrophotometric data consistent with the presence of a reaction intermediate in the proposed mechanism.


Reaction rate data suggests that the rate of the reaction is approximately what is expected.


The product proposed by the mechanism was formed.

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