# Problem: A reaction is found to have a rate constant of 12.5 s -1 at 25.0 degrees Celsius. When you heat the reaction up by ten degrees Celsius, the rate of the reaction exactly doubles. What is the activation energy for this reaction in kJ/mol? A. 52.9 B. 59.6 C. 62.7 D. 140 E. 523

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A reaction is found to have a rate constant of 12.5 s -1 at 25.0 degrees Celsius. When you heat the reaction up by ten degrees Celsius, the rate of the reaction exactly doubles. What is the activation energy for this reaction in kJ/mol?

A. 52.9

B. 59.6

C. 62.7

D. 140

E. 523

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