Problem: You may want to reference (Pages 267 - 270) Section 6.6 while completing this problem.Identify the possible sign(s) for an endothermic process.A) positive ΔH only B) negative ΔH  only C) positive or negative ΔH 

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We are asked to identify the possible sign(s) for an endothermic process.


Recall that:

Exothermic reactions

lose energy, releases heat, temperature of the surroundings increases
▪ involves bond formation (for phase change: gas → liquid → solid)
ΔH is negative


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You may want to reference (Pages 267 - 270) Section 6.6 while completing this problem.

Identify the possible sign(s) for an endothermic process.


A) positive ΔH only 

B) negative ΔH  only 

C) positive or negative ΔH 

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