Do catalysts accelerate reactions?

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Do catalysts accelerate reactions?
« on: 26/03/2011 19:30:03 »
Taylah asked the Naked Scientists:
   
Will adding a catalyst slow or speed up a reaction?

What do you think?
« Last Edit: 26/03/2011 19:30:03 by _system »

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Offline Bill.D.Katt.

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Do catalysts accelerate reactions?
« Reply #1 on: 27/03/2011 02:22:13 »
Adding a catalyst speeds up the reaction rate. To slow down a reaction rate, add an inhibitor.