An equation that represents the dependence of the @R05138@ \(k\) of a reaction on the absolute temperature \(T\): \[k = A\ \text{e}^{\frac{-E_{\text{a}}}{R\ T}}\] In its original form the @P04811@ \(A\) and the @A00102@ \(E_{\text{a}}\) are considered to be temperature-independent.
See also:
modified Arrhenius equation
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