Chemistry 12th Edition

Published by McGraw-Hill Education
ISBN 10: 0078021510
ISBN 13: 978-0-07802-151-0

Chapter 13 - Chemical Kinetics - Questions & Problems: 13.34

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The activation energy needed to make oxygen and methane combust is fairly high. Thus, these two substances can be in each other's presence without a reaction, even though the reaction between them is highly exothermic.
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