Chemistry 10th Edition

Published by Brooks/Cole Publishing Co.
ISBN 10: 1133610668
ISBN 13: 978-1-13361-066-3

Chapter 1 - The Foundations of Chemistry - Exercises - Matter and Energy - Page 36: 7


a. Because energy is being released as light b. Because energy is being released as light

Work Step by Step

a. exothermic reactions release energy, in this case the fluorescent light is converting electrical energy into light energy, releasing the energy so it is exothermic b. The glow in the dark object is releasing energy is absorbed in the form of light in its own light. This energy is being released and make it an exothermic process.
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