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SAT® Subject Test in Chemistry

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Rel Analysis: Reaction Rates

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I. The rate of the reaction of iron and hydrochloric acid will increase if the size of iron pieces is reduced.

BECAUSE

II. Increasing surface area of a reactant helps to reduce activation energy.

A

Statement I is true, Statement II is true

B

Statement I is true, Statement II is false

C

Statement I is false, Statement II is true

D

Statement I is false, Statement II is false

E

Statement I is true, Statement II is true and is a correct explanation of the phenomena described in I