Chemistry 9th Edition

Published by Cengage Learning
ISBN 10: 1133611095
ISBN 13: 978-1-13361-109-7

Chapter 12 - Chemical Kinetics - Active Learning Questions: 9

Answer

a) The statement is false because the activation energy only specifies the energy needed to begin the reaction and not the overall energy change. b) The statement is false because the rate law depends on a variety of factors such as temperature, the nature of the reactants, etc. which can only be determined experimentally. c) The statement is false because many reactions occur by multi-step mechanisms.

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