We’re being asked to determine what happens as you increase the temperature to the reaction rate and activation energy.
We need to use the two-point form of the Arrhenius Equation:
k = rate constant
Ea = activation energy (in J/mol)
R = gas constant (8.314 J/mol • K)
T = temperature (in K)
A = Arrhenius constant or frequency factor
A certain reaction has an activation energy of 300 kJ/mol. As you increase the temperature the reaction rate will and the activation energy will .
A. increase; increase
B. increase; decrease
C. increase; stay the same
D. decrease; increase
E. decrease; decrease
F. decrease; stay the same
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