Problem: Which of the following statements is true regarding a chemical reaction where the reactants and products are separated by an energy barrier?A.The rate constant for the reaction will increase with temperature.B.The rate constant for the reaction will increase as the activation energy decreases.C.The rate constant for the reaction will decrease with an increase in temperature.D.The rate constant for the reaction will decrease as the activation energy decreases. 1. D only2. B only3. A only4. A and B

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Which of the following statements is true regarding a chemical reaction where the reactants and products are separated by an energy barrier?

A.The rate constant for the reaction will increase with temperature.

B.The rate constant for the reaction will increase as the activation energy decreases.

C.The rate constant for the reaction will decrease with an increase in temperature.

D.The rate constant for the reaction will decrease as the activation energy decreases.

1. D only

2. B only

3. A only

4. A and B

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