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Anonymous asked in Science & MathematicsChemistry · 2 months ago

In a potential energy diagram, is the heat of reaction the same as the heat of reaction for the reverse reaction?

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  • 2 months ago

    No, they have the same magnitude but opposite signs, i.e.,

    ∆Hrxn (reverse) = - ∆Hrxn (forward)


    There's an example of this in the following video at 8:44

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