Problem: The rate constant (k) for a reaction was measured as a function of temperature. A plot of ln k versus 1/T (in K) is linear and has a slope of -1.16 x 104 K. Calculate the activation energy for the reaction. Express your answer using three significant figures with the appropriate units.

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The rate constant (k) for a reaction was measured as a function of temperature. A plot of ln k versus 1/T (in K) is linear and has a slope of -1.16 x 104 K.

Calculate the activation energy for the reaction.