We’re being asked to determine the rate constant for the reaction if the reaction occurs at room temperature (T = 25°C).
N2O → N2 + O
To calculate the rate constant, we will use the Arrhenius Equation:
where k = rate constant
A = pre-exponential factor
Ea = activation energy (in J/mol)
R = gas constant (8.314 J/mol•K)
T = temperature (in K)
What is the rate constant for the reaction N2O → N2 + O if the reaction occurs at room temperature (T = 25°C) with a pre-exponential factor of 8:0 x 1012 s-1 and an activation energy of 250 kJ/mol.
1. 1.27 x 10-31
2. 1.62 x 10-30
3. 7.23 x 1010
4. 9.07 x 109
5. 3.21 x 108
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