## Arrhenius Equation

Arrhenius Equation: $\ln k = - \frac{E_{a}}{RT} + \ln A$

Eric Quach 1C
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### Arrhenius Equation

Can someone explain what the A is in the Arrhenius Equation and why it's there?

taline_n
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### Re: Arrhenius Equation

The "A" is known as the frequency factor, or the pre-exponential factor. This represents the amount of times a collision between molecules happens at the correct orientation.