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    Describe why addition of a catalyst does not affect the equilibrium constant for a reaction.

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    A catalyst is a substance that changes the rates of different chemical reactions. The change of rate can be increased or decreased depending on the type of catalyst used, but usually it is used in increasing the speed of chemical reaction. The catalysts that speed the reaction are called positive catalysts ...

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