A small rise in temperature of gaseous reactants...

asked Dec 26, 2016 in Physics by HuePhurrough
A small rise in temperature of gaseous reactants in a system results in an increase in
the rate of reaction. Which one of the following is the main reason for this change?

(a) an increase in the speed of reactant particles, leading to a higher rate of collision
(b) an increase in the pressure inside the reaction vessel, leading to a higher rate of
collision
(c) an increase in the proportion of collisions with more than the activation energy
(d) an increase in the activation energy of the reaction

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answered Dec 26, 2016 by anonymous
A) an increase in the speed of reactants particles , leading to a higher rate of collision

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