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Chemistry

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Steven S. Zumdahl + 2 others
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9781305957404
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10th Edition
Steven S. Zumdahl + 2 others
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9781305957404

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Chapter 12, Problem 71E
Textbook Problem

The rate constant for the gas-phase decomposition of N2O5,

N 2 O 5 2 NO 2 + 1 2 O 2

has the following temperature dependence:

T(K) k(s−1)
338 4.9 × 10−3
318 5.0 × 10−4
298 3.5 × 10−5

Make the appropriate graph using these data, and determine the activation energy for this reaction.

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