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# Rate Constant: How does it Change with a Decreasing Temperature

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Question: 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?

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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 ...

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This solution provides all of the required steps needed to calculate the change in the rate constant when temperature is decreased. All equations and variables required are explained in the response.

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