Chemistry (4th Edition)

Published by McGraw-Hill Publishing Company
ISBN 10: 0078021529
ISBN 13: 978-0-07802-152-7

Chapter 13 - Questions and Problems - Page 597: 13.6


Solvation can be endothermic or exothermic depending on the compounds

Work Step by Step

Breaking bonds is endothermic meaning it requires energy and creating bonds is exothermic meaning it releases energy. Whether the process of solvation is endothermic or exothermic depends on the total number of bond breaking and bond making.
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