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Rate Constant

Posted: Sat Mar 17, 2018 5:49 pm
by Joyce Gu 1E
When looking at a reaction graph, how do you determine the greatest rate constant?

Re: Rate Constant

Posted: Sat Mar 17, 2018 9:25 pm
by SantanaRodriguezDis1G
its the one that's the steepest

Re: Rate Constant  [ENDORSED]

Posted: Sat Mar 17, 2018 9:26 pm
by Chem_Mod
The greatest rate constant will be the faster process. Usually the size of the energy barrier or activation energy of a process will determine the rate. The lower the barrier, the faster the rate.