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brandon1

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## Homework Statement

*In Houston (near sea level), water boils at 100.0°C. In Cripple Creek, Colorado (near 9500 ft), it boils at 90.0°C. If it takes 5.6 min to cook an egg in Cripple Creek and 4.5 min in Houston, what is Ea for this process?*

What I do not understand is how I can figure this when the given formula for find Ea involves 2 unknown rate constants, and the formula for finding the rate constant given involves concentrations? So, how can I find the activation energy when given only 2 temperatures and 2 times?

## Homework Equations

ln(k2/k1)=(-Ea/R)[(1/T2)-(1/T1)]^-1

k=rate1/(concetrations)

## The Attempt at a Solution

Not sure where to start...