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An experiment was carried out to investigate the rate of reaction shown below. Sucrose #rarr# Fructose + Glucose For the products fructose and glucose to be formed, it was found that substances K was to be added and the temperature maintained at 370C. when another substance L was added, the reaction slowed down and eventually stopped.
(a) Suggest the identity of substances K and L.
(b) Other than temperature, state three ways by which the rate of reaction could be increased.
(c) Explain how substance L slowed down the reaction.