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I'm still confused as to what A is in the Arrhenius equation?
We never used it in our homework or quiz. Is there a time we will use it?
Is it constant for all equations?
Monica Habashy 3A
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A is the pre exponential factor. Usually it's the same in throughout a type of reaction. You could be asked to find it if you are given all the other values.
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A is also usually used when a catalyst or enzyme is discussed as that is the factor that gets affected when the enzyme positions a molecule in a certain way so that the reaction will occur.
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