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How to know if a given reaction is exothermic or endothermic?

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asked Aug 18, 2016 in Chemistry by Rahul Roy (7,895 points) 31 96 261

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answered Aug 18, 2016 by vikash (21,277 points) 4 18 65

We know that in Endothermic Reaction heat is absorbed and in case of Exothermic reaction heat is released.

Example of Endothermic Reaction :

  • Photosynthesis

  • Cooking rice

Example of Exothermic Reaction is Combustion

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