Chemistry 9th Edition

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

Chapter 12 - Chemical Kinetics - Questions - Page 593: 13


Changing the temperature and using an appropriate catalyst will affect the value of the rate constant $k$.

Work Step by Step

Because higher temperatures will increase the reaction rate, changing the temperature will change the rate constant. Since the rate constant also depends on activation energy, using a catalyst will increase the reaction rate, changing the rate constant.
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