Problem: Suppose that a catalyst lowers the activation barrier of a reaction from 126 kJ/mol to 56 kJ/mol. By what factor would you expect the reaction rate to increase at 25 oC? (Assume that the frequency factors for the catalyzed and uncatalyzed reactions are identical.)

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Suppose that a catalyst lowers the activation barrier of a reaction from 126 kJ/mol to 56 kJ/mol. By what factor would you expect the reaction rate to increase at 25 oC? (Assume that the frequency factors for the catalyzed and uncatalyzed reactions are identical.)

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