CO2(g) + H2(g) → CO(g) + H2O(g)
has an activation energy of 62 kJ/mol. If a catalyst is used the activation energy is lowered to 29 kJ/mol. By how much does the reaction rate at 600°C increase in the presence of the catalyst? (Assume the frequency factors for the catalyzed and uncatalyzed reaction are the same.)
a) By a factor of 9.23x104
b) By a factor of 94.3
c) By a factor of 1.28x106
d) By a factor of 746
e) By a factor of 1.005
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