The rate constant for the reaction Cl+ Cl3CH-> HCl + CCl3 is 5.8E+7M to the negative 1 s to the negative 1 at 25 degrees C and has an activation energy of 11.0KJoule/mol. Calculate the rate constant for this reaction in the lower stratosphere where the temperature is -57 degrees C.
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You need to use the Arrhenius equation:
k = Ae^(Ea/RT)
k is the rate constant, A is a constant, Ea is the activation energy, R is the ideal gas constant (8.31 J mol-1 ...
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