HW 7E.7

Arrhenius Equation:

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Gisela F Ramirez 2H
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HW 7E.7

Postby Gisela F Ramirez 2H » Sun Mar 17, 2019 7:32 pm

c) The pathway for a reaction is the same in the presence of a catalyst as in its absence, but the rate constants are decreased in both the forward and the reverse directions.
d) A catalyst must be carefully chosen to shift the equilibrium toward the products.

Decide which are true, and if the statement is false explain why. I don't get these last two problems, could someone explain to me how to figure this out?

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Re: HW 7E.7

Postby Giselle1B » Sun Mar 17, 2019 10:43 pm

For C, I believe its true because a catalyst just lowers the activation energy but it does not change the pathway.

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