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Problem: Consider the following two gas-phase reactions.(a) AA(g) + BB(g) → 2AB(g)(b) AB(g) + CD(g) → AC(g) + BD(g)If the two reactions have identical activation barriers and are carried out under the same conditions, which one would you expect to have the faster rate?

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Consider the following two gas-phase reactions.
(a) AA(g) + BB(g) → 2AB(g)
(b) AB(g) + CD(g) → AC(g) + BD(g)

If the two reactions have identical activation barriers and are carried out under the same conditions, which one would you expect to have the faster rate?

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