Chemistry (12th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0132525763
ISBN 13: 978-0-13252-576-3

Chapter 17 - Thermochemistry - 17 Assessment: 45

Answer

The law of conservation of energy states that in any chemical or physical process, energy is neither created nor destroyed. If the energy of the system decreases, then the energy of the surroundings must increase by an equal amount.

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The law of conservation of energy states that in any chemical or physical process, energy is neither created nor destroyed. If the energy of the system decreases, then the energy of the surroundings must increase by an equal amount.
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