Chemistry: The Central Science (13th Edition)

Published by Prentice Hall
ISBN 10: 0321910419
ISBN 13: 978-0-32191-041-7

Chapter 13 - Properties of Solutions - Exercises - Page 567: 13.18a


The solution process is endothermic.

Work Step by Step

Since endothermic processes absorb energy from their surroundings they make their surroundings colder. Since the solution became colder, therefore, the solution process must have been endothermic.
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