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Virtual Chemistry Text - Thermochemistry

Heat, Enthalpy, and Entropy

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Crystallizing 'hot ice' is an example of an exothermic process.

Crystallizing 'hot ice' is an example of an exothermic process.

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Chemistry is the study of both matter and energy. Once you learn to balance the atoms and charge in a chemical reaction, you can examine the energy of the reaction as well. Energy in a chemical reaction often is lost as heat.

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