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Solution: How are the following aspects of a reaction affected by the ...

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How are the following aspects of a reaction affected by the addition of a catalyst? 

activation energy of the forward reaction

activation energy of the reverse reaction

rate of the forward reaction

rate of the reverse reaction

Solution: How are the following aspects of a reaction affected by the ...

Catalysts are able to speed up a reaction by lowering the activation energy. In this case, it doesn't matter if we are dealing with the forward or reverse reaction...

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