Problem: The following reaction is endothermic: 2 H2O (l) → 2 H2(g) + O2(g) Which of the following answers correctly describes the spontaneity: A. This reaction is always spontaneous B. This reaction is only spontaneous at low temperatures C. This reaction is only spontaneous at high temperatures D. This reaction is never spontaneous  

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The following reaction is endothermic:

2 H2O (l) → 2 H2(g) + O2(g)

Which of the following answers correctly describes the spontaneity:

A. This reaction is always spontaneous

B. This reaction is only spontaneous at low temperatures

C. This reaction is only spontaneous at high temperatures

D. This reaction is never spontaneous

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