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In an exothermic reaction, the energy (or rather enthalpy) of the products is less than the energy (enthalpy) of the reactants. Energy has been released.

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In an exothermic reaction is the energy of the products higher or lower than that of the reactants?

In an exothermic reaction the energy of the products is less than that of the reactants.


Describe energy in an exothermic reaction?

An exothermic reaction gives out energy (the reactants heat up) as the reaction proceeds.


For an exothermic reaction do the products or reactants have a higher energy level?

The reactants have a higher energy.


In an exothermic reaction energy is transferred from what?

In an exothermic reaction energy is transferred from the system to the surroundings. An exothermic reaction is a chemical or physical reaction that releases heat.


What is true when two reactants combine in an exothermic reaction?

The reaction releases energy in the form of heat or light. This is the opposite of an endothermic reaction which requires energy to form the product.


In an exothermic reaction products have more energy than what?

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What is a type of chemical reaction where the energy of the products is less than the energy of the reactants?

exothermic reaction


What does endothermic reaction and exothermic reaction mean?

Exothermic reaction gives out energy (along with products). Endothermic reaction takes in energy (needs energy as well as reactants to occur).


Which has greater energy in an exothermic reaction the reactants or products?

The products have a higher energy.


A chemical reaction that transfers energy from the reactants to the surroundings is reffered to as?

A chemical reaction that transfers energy from the reactants to the surroundings is referred to as an exothermic reaction. A reaction that takes energy in is endothermic.


What energy content of reactants and products in the exothermic reaction?

exo exo


In an exothermic reaction the energy stored in the chemical bonds of the reactants is what?

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