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Problem: Classify the following processes as exergonic or endergonic. Explain your answers.a. Any combustion processb. Perspiration evaporation from the skinc. Melted lead solidifyingd. An explosive detonatinge. An automobile being pushed up a slight hill (from point of view of the automobile)

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• ΔG < 0 or ΔG = (–); the reaction is exergonic/ spontaneous

• ΔG > 0 or ΔG = (+); the reaction is endergonic/ non-spontaneous


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Classify the following processes as exergonic or endergonic. Explain your answers.

a. Any combustion process

b. Perspiration evaporation from the skin

c. Melted lead solidifying

d. An explosive detonating

e. An automobile being pushed up a slight hill (from point of view of the automobile)

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