The bond energies of the reactants and products can be examined to determine whether the reaction should be exothermic or endothermic. Duration: 7:00.
VIDEO CHECK QUESTIONS
9.9a How much energy is consumed in breaking apart the chemical bonds of the reactants in the reaction between hydrogen and oxygen to form water?
9.9b What exothermic chemical reaction is used to launch a space shuttle into outer space?
9.9c What do you get when you reverse an exothermic reaction?
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