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activation energy of acetonedicarboxylic acid decomposition

The rate constants for the first-order decomposition of acetonedicarboxylic acid is k1 = 3.54e-05 s^-1 at 274 K and k2 = 0.00128 s^-1 at 301 K.
CO(CH2COOH)2 (aq) ----> CO(CH3)2 (aq) + 2CO2
Acetonedicarboxylic acid Acetone

What is the activation energy, Ea, of this reaction?
(in kJ/mol)

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It finds out the activation energy of the first-order decomposition of acetonedicarboxylic acid. The solution is detailed and has a rating of '5/5'.

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