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An increase in the temperature of the reactants causes an increase in the rate of reaction. The best explanation for this behavior is that as the temperature increases:
A. the concentration of reactants increases
B the activation energy decreases.
C. the collision frequency increases.
D. the fraction of collisions with total kinetic energy > E a increases.
E. the activation energy increases.