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We're asked to determine and explain if the curve will eventually go back down to lower values based on the plot that shows the temperature dependence of the rate constant for methyl isonitrile conversion to acetonitrile.
Recall that the temperature is the measure of the average kinetic energy.
From the given plot, we can see that the rate constant, k is dependent on Temperature.
Temperature dependence of the rate constant for methyl isonitrile conversion to acetonitrile.
Would you expect this curve to eventually go back down to lower values? Why or why not?
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