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    At room temperature (20 C), milk turns sour in about 64 hours. In a refrigerator at 3 C, milk can be stored 3 times as long before it sours.

    At each temperature, the constant K: K= c/(souring time) where c is a constant.

    1. Estimate the activation energy of the reaction that causes the souring of milk

    2. How long will it take milk to sour at 40 C?

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    Please refer to the attached file. Cheers

    Thanks for clarifying the question.

    1) Knowing the equation:

    at 20oC
    T1 = 20 + ...

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    This solution is provided in 99 words in an attached .doc file. It uses the equation for activation energy for both problems and conducts step-by-step solutions.