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Flashcards in Energy and change Deck (5)
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Heat of a reaction

Energy absorbed or released in a chemical reaction

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Exothermic reaction

reactions that release energy

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Endothermic reaction

reactions that absorb energy

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Activation energy

Minimum energy needed for a reaction to take place

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Activated complex

Unstable transition state from reactions to products