We are asked if the dissolution of ammonium chloride endothermic or exothermic.
• Exothermic reactions: lose energy and involve bonds breaking; ΔH is negative
• Endothermic reactions: gain energy and involve bonds forming; ΔH is positive
When ammonium chloride (NH4Cl) is dissolved in water, the solution becomes colder. Is the dissolution of ammonium chloride endothermic or exothermic?
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