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Question

Collision theory expains reaction rates based on molecular collisions. Which of the following statement(s) explains why increasing the temperature would increase the rate of a reaction according to Collision Theory.

i. Increasing the temperature increases the number of collisions that exceed the activation energy

ii. Increasing the temperature decreases the activation energy

iii. Increasing the temperature increases the percentage of the collisions with the correct orientation.

a. i and ii

b. ii and iii

c. i and iii

d. i only

e. ii only