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?
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'.