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Rate Constant with Temperature Changes

Rearrangement of methyl isonitrile to acetonitrile has activation energy of 25.0 kJ/mol and a rate constant of 8.1*10^-4s-1 @ 80 Celsius. what is the value of the rate constant @ 255.0 celsius?

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The Arrhenius Equation

ln(k1/k2) = (E/R)[(1/T2) - (1/T1)]

T1 = 80 oC = 80+273 = ...

Solution Summary

Calculation and answer are based on the Arrhenius Equation.

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