Problem: Why is melting ice an endothermic reaction?
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We’re being asked why melting of ice is considered an endothermic.
• Exothermic reactions: lose energy and involve bonds breaking; ΔH is negative
• Endothermic reactions: gain energy and involve bonds forming; ΔH is positive
Why is melting ice an endothermic reaction?
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