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How do you know if a reaction is exothermic?

The temperature of the reaction mixture increases

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How do you know if a reaction is endothermic?

The temperature of the reaction mixture decreases

3

Give an example of an exothermic reaction.

Neutralisation, combustion

4

Give an example of an endothermic reaction.

Photosynthesis

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How would you investigate the temperature change of an experiment

Measure the initial temperature, then add the next substance, stir the mixture, measure the final temperature, measure the difference between final and initial temperature

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What is an exothermic reaction?

A reaction which releases energy

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What is an endothermic reaction?

Reaction that absorbs heat