Chemistry: The Molecular Science (5th Edition)

Published by Cengage Learning
ISBN 10: 1285199049
ISBN 13: 978-1-28519-904-7

Chapter 4 - Energy and Chemical Reactions - Questions for Review and Thought - Review Questions - Page 189a: 8


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The system is what we are observing, but it can sometimes be hard to figure out what energy change is occurring. Thus, by distinguishing the system and the surroundings, we can use the energy change of the surroundings to find the energy change of the system.
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