Chemistry 12th Edition

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

Chapter 13 - Chemical Kinetics - Questions & Problems: 13.104

Answer

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As we know, the engine is cold and hence the catalytic converter will not react with the exhaust gases. After some time when it becomes hot, the rate of the reaction will increase due to an increase in temperature. Furthermore, toxic gases will initially be released.
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