Arrhenius equation

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an equation relating chemical reaction rate (k) to the absolute temperature (T) by the equation: d(ln k)/dT) = ΔEa/RT2 where Ea is the activation energy and R is the universal gas constant.
[Svante Arrhenius]
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Arrhenius equation

[Svante Arrhenius, Swedish chemist and Nobel laureate, 1859–1927]
A mathematical formula that specifies the influence of temperature on the rate of a chemical reaction. In general, a higher temperature produces a faster reaction. The equation is used in industry and pharmacy to predict shelf life of reagents and pharmaceuticals.
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Svante, Swedish chemist and Nobel laureate, 1859-1927.
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