Chemistry: The Central Science (13th Edition)

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

Chapter 19 - Chemical Thermodynamics - Exercises - Page 845: 19.1c


The process is irreversible.

Work Step by Step

The mixture of the gases is spontaneous, and thus irreversible. All spontaneous processes are irreversible because the system cannot return to its initial state without a change in the surroundings.
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