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Problem: Which of these processes is spontaneous?a) the combustion of natural gasb) a hot cup of tea cooling to room temperaturec) the extraction of iron metal from iron oreIdentify the system and the surroundings, and for each spontaneous process, the constraint that has been removed to allow the process to occur.

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Which of these processes is spontaneous?

a) the combustion of natural gas

b) a hot cup of tea cooling to room temperature

c) the extraction of iron metal from iron ore

Identify the system and the surroundings, and for each spontaneous process, the constraint that has been removed to allow the process to occur.

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