Problem: The following reaction has an activation energy of 262 kJ/mol.C4H8(g) → 2C2h4(g)At 600.0 K the rate constant is 6.1× 10–8 s–1. What is the value of the rate constant at 840.0 K?

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We’re being asked to determine the rate constant of the reaction at 840.0 K



We’re given the following values:

k1 = 6.1 × 10–8 s–1      T1 = 600.0 K

k2 = ??                        T2 = 840.0 K

Ea = 262 kJ/mol

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The following reaction has an activation energy of 262 kJ/mol.

C4H8(g) → 2C2h4(g)

At 600.0 K the rate constant is 6.1× 10–8 s–1. What is the value of the rate constant at 840.0 K?

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