Effects of Temperature on Rate Constant

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Shuyi Yu 1B
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Effects of Temperature on Rate Constant

Postby Shuyi Yu 1B » Fri Mar 15, 2019 9:34 pm

Why does raising the temperature increases the rate constant of reactions with higher activation barriers more than it does the rate constant of reactions with lower activation barriers?

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Re: Effects of Temperature on Rate Constant

Postby skyeblee2F » Fri Mar 15, 2019 9:58 pm

The source of the activation energy needed to push reactions forward is typically heat energy from the surroundings.


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