activation energy of acetonedicarboxylic acid decomposition
The rate constants for the first-order decomposition of acetonedicarboxylic acid is k1 = 3.54e-05 s^-1 at 274 K and k2 = 0.00128 s^-1 at 301 K.
CO(CH2COOH)2 (aq) —-> CO(CH3)2 (aq) + 2CO2
Acetonedicarboxylic acid Acetone
What is the activation energy, Ea, of this reaction?