Reaction Mechanisms

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Reaction Mechanisms

Postby Kate_Santoso_4F » Thu Mar 14, 2019 4:27 pm

If given reaction mechanisms, can you tell whether the reaction is exothermic? If so, how?

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Re: Reaction Mechanisms

Postby Chem_Mod » Thu Mar 14, 2019 9:19 pm

Please give an example of what you saw. Usually, reaction mechanisms are not used to judge if a reaction is endo or exothermic

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Re: Reaction Mechanisms

Postby Jonny Schindler 1A » Fri Mar 15, 2019 2:05 am

If you know the spontaneity then you can possibly use the change in moles to assume the enthalpy. I don't think this would ever come up though

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