catalyst speeds

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Chen BoChen Bo Staff asked 6 years ago

A catalyst speeds up the rate of a chemical reaction by:

A) converting into a species that is consumed during the reaction.

B) using a mechanism with lower activation energy.

C) increasing the temperature at which the reaction takes place.

D) acting as an intermediate in the reaction.

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Best Answer
Selena TateSelena Tate Staff answered 6 years ago

A catalyst speeds up the rate of a chemical reaction by:
Solution: 
using a mechanism with lower activation energy.