Activation energy vs free energy of activation

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Alondra Olmos 4C
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Activation energy vs free energy of activation

Postby Alondra Olmos 4C » Sat Mar 16, 2019 8:37 pm

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

Postby Iona Pay » Sat Mar 16, 2019 8:52 pm

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.


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