how can we identify weather heat is consumed or produced in a chemical reaction?

Asked by  | 18th Jun, 2008, 06:33: PM

Expert Answer:

If heat is consumed in a reaction it has cooling effect on the surroundings .For example conversion of ice to water.While an reaction that produces heat increases the temperature of surroundings.For example,burning of coal.

Answered by  | 21st Jun, 2008, 05:28: PM

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