Problem: Based on relative bond strengths, classify these reactions as endothermic (energy absorbed) or exothermic (energy released ).

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exothermic: E product > E reactant

endothermic: E reactant > E product


A2 + C2 2 AC

  • bond strength: A-A & C-C > A-C 
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Based on relative bond strengths, classify these reactions as endothermic (energy absorbed) or exothermic (energy released ).

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