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Free energy vs activation energy

I'm having a diffucult time understanding free energy vs activation energy
are they the same?

I know free energy is the portion of a system's energy that is available for work
but what is this compared to the activiation energy?

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Free energy is a term that I think you have a grasp of, but activation energy is a different term.


Activation energy is a boundary that must be broken before you can proceed with a process. Imagine ...

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Free energy vs activation energy is compared.