what is catalyst? Give an example of reaction to show.

Asked by tlb2bpartner | 21st Aug, 2019, 10:28: PM

Expert Answer:

Catalyst:
 
Substances which alter the rate of a chemical reaction and themselves remain chemically unchanged after the reaction are known as catalysts.
 
Example:
 
In the procss of manufacturing of ammonia Fe is used as catalyst.
 
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Answered by Varsha | 22nd Aug, 2019, 10:11: AM