Arrhenius Equation:

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Postby 305174946 » Sat Mar 16, 2019 6:55 pm

Why do you add lnA at the end of the Arrhenius equation? other than to make a linear plot, like other than for graphing purposes?

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Re: lnA

Postby 404975170 » Sat Mar 16, 2019 7:29 pm

I’m pretty sure that’s the only real purpose of it because the equation is meant to be visualized on a graph.

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Re: lnA

Postby Charles Gu 1D » Sat Mar 16, 2019 8:11 pm

The Arrhenius equation is usually k=Ae^(-Ea/RT). If you ln both sides you would get lnk=lnA- Ea/RT. This allows you to get a better view of the graph since it is in y=mx+b form. 1/T would be the x axis, lnk would be the y axis, and m would be -Ea/R.

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