# chemistry

Is melting endothermic or exothermic?

Things that are melting are taking on heat, endothermic

Would freezing be the same?

No, of course not. If melting is endothermic, then freezing must be exothermic. Believe it or not, and I know it sounds goofy, freezing water to ice is an exothermic process.

1. 👍 0
2. 👎 0
3. 👁 265

## Similar Questions

1. ### Chemistry

I'm having a hard time understanding Endothermic and Exothermic reactions, like their standard format and stuff. For Exothermic reactions the heat is getting released into the surroundings, the products will be less than the

asked by Shreya on September 30, 2012
2. ### Chemistry

Someone said, "Calculate the total delta H of the reaction and subtract the total delta H of the product from it. If you get a positive value, it radiates heat which means it's exothermic. If it is negative, heat is needed to get

asked by A Canadian on February 11, 2013
3. ### Chemistry

Someone said, "Calculate the total delta H of the reaction and subtract the total delta H of the product from it. If you get a positive value, it radiates heat which means it's exothermic. If it is negative, heat is needed to get

asked by A Canadian on February 11, 2013
4. ### Chemistry

HCl (aq) + NaOH (aq) -> NaCl (aq) + H2O (l) Will the neutralisation reaction be endothermic or exothermic? Hint: think about the net ionic equation. So, taking the hint, I got: OH- + H+ -> H2O Not sure how that helps, and now I'm

asked by A Canadian on February 10, 2013
5. ### Chemistry

1. The delta Hf of an element in its standard state is defined to be a) 0 kJ/mol b) 10 kJ/mol c) -10 kJ/mol d) greater than 0 kJ/mol e) a unique value for each element I am assuming its a? 2. Which of the following statements are

asked by Bobby on July 21, 2010
6. ### chem

a considerable amount of heat is required for the decomposition of aluminum oxide. 2Al2O3-> 4Al(s)+ 3O2(g) change in heat= 3352KJ a. what is the heat change for the formation of 1 mol of aluminum oxide from its elements? i got

asked by Skye on January 25, 2012
7. ### chemistry

Which of the following pairs are both exothermic processes? Question options: a. Evaporation/melting b. Evaporation/freezing c. Condensation/melting d. Condensation/freezing

asked by peterson on March 8, 2014
8. ### Chemistry

Is the solvation of borax in water an exothermic or endothermic process? i am thinking the it is endothermic...is that right?

asked by Riley on April 7, 2008
9. ### Random question

So im doing an experiment, putting tums in vinegar, and when i did, the tum fizzed up and bubbled and disentegrated. Would this be endothermic or exothermic. Endothermic right?

asked by Anonymous on December 13, 2016
10. ### Chemistry

Predict whether each of the following reactions would be spontaneous or non spontaneous under standard conditions or if it is impossible to tell with the data given. a)2KClO3(s)+3C(s)-->3CO2(g)+2KCl(s) Exothermic b) 2NO(g) + O2(g)

asked by Ferb on August 6, 2015

More Similar Questions