Rate Constant  [ENDORSED]

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Rate Constant

Postby Joyce Gu 1E » Sat Mar 17, 2018 5:49 pm

When looking at a reaction graph, how do you determine the greatest rate constant?

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Re: Rate Constant

Postby SantanaRodriguezDis1G » Sat Mar 17, 2018 9:25 pm

its the one that's the steepest

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Re: Rate Constant  [ENDORSED]

Postby Chem_Mod » Sat Mar 17, 2018 9:26 pm

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.

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