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    The activation energy of a certain reaction is 76.7 kj/mol. How many times faster will the reaction occur at 62 degrees C than at 5 degrees C?

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    The Arrhenius equation states that
    k= A e ^ (-E act /RT)
    k is the rate constant
    A is frequency factor
    E act= activation energy= 76.7 kJ/mol
    R=universal gas constant

    At two temperatures T1 and ...

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    The solution calculates the speed of reaction.