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The formation of CsCl from Cs(s) and Cl2(g) involves the following steps: 1.) Cs(s)→Cs(g) 2.) 1/2 Cl2(g)→Cl(g) 3.) Cs(g)→Cs+(g)+e− 4.) Cl(g)+e−→Cl−(g) 5.) Cs+(g)+Cl−(g)→CsCl(s) Which of these steps absorb energy and which release energy?