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Catalysts

Postby megangeorge-1K » Sat Mar 16, 2019 9:43 pm

How does a catlyst effect the reaction curve? I

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Re: Catalysts

Postby AnnaYan_1l » Sat Mar 16, 2019 9:44 pm

Catalysts reduce the activation energy between reactants to products, meaning it takes less energy to make the forward reaction occur

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Re: Catalysts

Postby Michelle Wang 4I » Sat Mar 16, 2019 9:45 pm

Catalysts work by giving an entirely new pathway for the reaction to occur with a lower activation energy. Therefore, the curve would be lower.

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Re: Catalysts

Postby Rogelio Bazan 1D » Sat Mar 16, 2019 9:46 pm

A catalyst brings down the activation energy, effectively increasing the speed at which the reaction occurs. Graphically this would bring down the very top peak on the graph as the activation energy is lowered to make the reaction occur. Hope this helps.

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Re: Catalysts

Postby Jacqueline Duong 1H » Sun Mar 17, 2019 1:43 am

A catalyst would lower the peak on a curve since it can speed up the rate of a chemical reaction by providing a faster route.

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Re: Catalysts

Postby Phil Timoteo 1K » Sun Mar 17, 2019 3:47 am

Catalysts lower activation energy which speeds up rxn.

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Re: Catalysts

Postby sallina_yehdego 2E » Sun Mar 17, 2019 10:18 am

Catalysts lower the curve of the reaction.

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Re: Catalysts

Postby Claudia Luong 4K » Sun Mar 17, 2019 10:25 am

A lower peak would be seen with a catalyst.

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Re: Catalysts

Postby Gillian Ward 1F » Sun Mar 17, 2019 4:19 pm

Catalysts lower the activation so it will lower the curve of the reaction.

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Re: Catalysts

Postby Eva Guillory 2E » Sun Mar 17, 2019 4:28 pm

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