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Rate Law+Temperature

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Homework Statement


Why is it necessary to report the temperature when reporting the rate constant?


Homework Equations


k*[A]^m*^n


The Attempt at a Solution


Temperature, like the presence of a catalyst or the concentration of the substance, can have an effect on the reaction rate. By reporting the temperature, it can be decided whether or not it was a factor in the experiment.
 

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Because it is a main factor influencing the rate constant!
 

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