State the main postulates of the collision theory.

Asked by Topperlearning User | 4th Jun, 2014, 01:23: PM

Expert Answer:

According to the collision theory:

i)                    A reaction occurs on collision of two molecules only if they possess a certain minimum amount of energy in excess of the normal energy of the molecules.
ii)                   The minimum energy which molecules must possess before collision should be equal to or greater than the activation energy.

Answered by  | 4th Jun, 2014, 03:23: PM