Problem: Which of the following is true of melting ice at temperatures above 0°C?a. It is not spontaneous.b, It is not favorable.c. It is endothermic. 

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Recall the following definitions

spontaneous 

▪ A reaction that requires no outside energy source is classified as a natural process and is spontaneous.

endothermic

▪ gain/requires energy, absorbs heat, temperature of the surroundings decreases
▪ involves breaking bonds (for phase change: solid  liquid  gas)
▪ ΔH is positive


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Which of the following is true of melting ice at temperatures above 0°C?

a. It is not spontaneous.

b, It is not favorable.

c. It is endothermic. 

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