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i know that increasing the temperature increases the active molecules and automatically increases the reaction rate. But whycant we say that the average kinetic energy increases,hence the activation energy decreases?

i know that increasing the temperature increases the active molecules and automatically increases the reaction rate.


 


But whycant we say that the average kinetic energy increases,hence the activation energy decreases?


 


 

Grade:12th pass

1 Answers

kedar joshi
35 Points
11 years ago

hi

becoz increase in the temperature or avg kinetic energy is due to the heated supplied which is itself the activation energy.

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