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What is the value of the rate constant at 380 celsius given that the rate constant at 80 celsius is 7.2*10^-2s^-1

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The variation of rate constant with temperature can be explained using the Arrhenius relationship

k = A exp(-Ea/RT)

T is the Temperature, meaured in kelvin. As a rule of thumb, a temperature increase of 10° causes a the reaction speed to double.

R is the gas constant.The value of the gas constant,R = 8.31JK-1mol-1.

Ea is the ...

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