Problem: How are the following aspects of a reaction affected by the addition of a catalyst? What other aspects of a catalyzed reaction are different from the uncatalyzed reaction? Select all that apply.a) the overall reactionb) ΔHrxnc) the mechanism

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To determine how the following aspects of a reaction are affected by the addition of a catalyst and identify aspects of catalyzed reaction that are different from the uncatalyzed reaction


Catalysts:

  • lowers () activation energy of both forward and reverse reaction
  • increases () rate of both forward and reverse reaction


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How are the following aspects of a reaction affected by the addition of a catalyst? 

What other aspects of a catalyzed reaction are different from the uncatalyzed reaction? Select all that apply.

a) the overall reaction

b) ΔHrxn

c) the mechanism


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