Problem: Which of these processes are spontaneous? (a) A satellite falls to Earth. (b) Water decomposes to H2 and O2 at 298 K and 1 atm. (c) Average car prices increase.

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Which of these processes are spontaneous? 

(a) A satellite falls to Earth. 

(b) Water decomposes to H2 and O2 at 298 K and 1 atm. 

(c) Average car prices increase.

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