Chemistry: A Molecular Approach (3rd Edition)

Published by Prentice Hall
ISBN 10: 0321809246
ISBN 13: 978-0-32180-924-7

Chapter 13 - Sections 13.1-13.7 - Exercises - Review Questions: 2

Answer

Theoretically, the rate of reaction gives us much information about how a reaction proceeds at a molecular scale.

Work Step by Step

Reaction rates are extremely practically important. As we have seen in the example of the lizard, a reaction rate that is too slow hinders life. Many other life forms depend on reaction rates of different kinds to live.
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