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    By what ratio will the rate constant change?

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    For a certain reaction, the activation energy is 52.1 kJ/mole. By what ratio will the rate constant change if the temperature is decreased from 175 degrees celsius to 75 degrees celsius?

    a. 0.00402
    b. 0.0179
    c. 0.996
    d. 121
    e. 249

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