Chemistry (12th Edition)

Published by Prentice Hall
ISBN 10: 0132525763
ISBN 13: 978-0-13252-576-3

Chapter 19 - Acids, Bases, and Salts - 19 Assessment - Page 688: 130


Exothermic Process Endothermic Process Endothermic Process Exothermic Process

Work Step by Step

Because it is being heated it is exothermic The evaporation of water requires heat to be absorbed so a liquid can be transformed into a gas. Therefore, it is an ENDOthermic process (requires heat to be absorbed). Melting wax, changing wax from a solid state into a liquid state requires heat to be absorbed, therefore, making it an ENDOthermic process. Because the marshmallow is being cooked it is exothermic
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