Problem: For a given process at constant pressure, H is positive. Is the process endothermic or exothermic?

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We’re being asked to classify each statement as exothermic or endothermic


Recall that:

Exothermic reactions: lose energy and involve bonds breaking; ΔH is negative

Endothermic reactions: gain energy and involve bonds forming; ΔH is positive


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For a given process at constant pressure, H is positive. Is the process endothermic or exothermic?

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