Betty 667 Views May 29, 2016, 06:19:07 PM Question Solved Share Tweet What is a transition state? How is the concept of a transition state used in activated complex theory set? What will be an ideal response? Viviana May 29, 2016, 06:21:11 PM #1 Answer A transition state is position of maximum energy along the reaction. This maximum corresponds to an unstable configuration of the reaction (i.e., it does not correspond to a ener-getically-stable intermediate species). Makeda May 29, 2016, 06:32:16 PM #2 Thanks for helping me.