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Problem: Which of the following changes would decrease the rate of a reaction?a. addition of a catalystb. increasing the concentration of reactantsc. decreasing the concentration of productsd. additional heat to an exothermic reaction

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Recall that the rate law only focuses on the reactant concentrations and has a general form of:

rate law=kAxBy

k = rate constant
A & B = reactants
x & y = reactant orders



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Which of the following changes would decrease the rate of a reaction?
a. addition of a catalyst
b. increasing the concentration of reactants
c. decreasing the concentration of products
d. additional heat to an exothermic reaction

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