For the gas phase decomposition of t-butyl acetate,CH3COOC(CH3)3--------->(CH3)2C=CH2 + CH3COOHthe rate constant has been determined at several temperatures. When ln k in s-1 is plotted against the reciprocal of the Kelvin temperature, the resulting linear plot has a slope of -2.04×104 K and a y-intercept of 30.7. The activation energy for the gas phase decomposition of t-butyl acetate is  _____________kJ/mol.

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Asked Mar 30, 2019

For the gas phase decomposition of t-butyl acetate,

CH3COOC(CH3)3--------->(CH3)2C=CH2 + CH3COOH
the rate constant has been determined at several temperatures. When ln k in s-1 is plotted against the reciprocal of the Kelvin temperature, the resulting linear plot has a slope of -2.04×104 K and a y-intercept of 30.7

The activation energy for the gas phase decomposition of t-butyl acetate is  _____________kJ/mol.

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