Briefly comment on the effect of a catalyst on each

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1.Briefly comment on the effect of a catalyst on each of the following: (a) activation energy, To increase the rate of a reaction you need to increase the number of successful
(b) reaction mechanism -A catalyst does not change the reaction mechanism.(c) enthalpy of reaction-A catalyst does not change the enthalpy of of reaction.(d) rate of forward step-A catalyst speeds a reaction up so everything would happen 5Copyright © 2014 by Thomas Edison State College. All rights reserved.
quicker. (e) rate of reverse step-A catalyst increases the reverse rate of the reaction (15 points)(Reference: Chang 13.91)6Copyright © 2014 by Thomas Edison State College. All rights reserved.

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