# Answer the following in one or two sentences. Why all collisions between reactant molecules do not lead to a chemical reaction? - Chemistry

Short Note

Answer the following in one or two sentences.

Why all collisions between reactant molecules do not lead to a chemical reaction?

#### Solution

All collisions of reactant molecules do not lead to a chemical reaction because the colliding molecules need to possess certain energy which is greater than the activation energy Ea and proper orientation.

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Balbharati Chemistry 12th Standard HSC for Maharashtra State Board
Chapter 6 Chemical Kinetics
Exercise | Q 2.04 | Page 136