Lesson: Arrhenius Plots Chemistry • The Molecular Nature of Matter and Change • Eighth Edition • Chemistry 13e • AP EditionChemistry
In this lesson, we will learn how to estimate activation energies and frequency (preexponential) factors from Arrhenius plots of reaction rate.
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A reaction was performed repeatedly with the same reactant concentrations but different reaction temperatures, . The initial rate was measured for each reaction. Which of the following graphs could be used to estimate the activation energy of the reaction?
The rate constant for a reaction, , was measured over a range of reaction temperatures, . The data were plotted on a graph of against . What is the activation energy for the reaction in terms of the slope of the plot ?