## Activation energy vs free energy of activation

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

Alondra Olmos 4C
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### Activation energy vs free energy of activation

What is the difference between activation energy and free energy of activation?

Iona Pay
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### Re: Activation energy vs free energy of activation

Activation energy is the minimum amount of energy required for a reaction to occur. Free energy of activation is the difference in free energy (deltaG) between reactants and products.