Exothermic and endothermic reactions - Key words

Exothermic
A reaction where energy is released into the surroundings
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Endothermic
A reaction where energy is taken in from the surroundings
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Supersaturated solution
A solution that is extremely packed with atoms in a given volume
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Reaction profile
Diagrams that show the relative energies of the reactants and products in a reaction
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Activation energy
The minimum amount of energy the reactants need to collide with each other and react
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Bond energy
The amount of energy needed to break bonds or form bonds
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Alkane
A hydrocarbon with single bonds
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Alkene
A hydrocarbon with double bonds
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Alkyl
A hydrocarbon with triple bonds
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A reaction where energy is taken in from the surroundings

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Endothermic

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A solution that is extremely packed with atoms in a given volume

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Diagrams that show the relative energies of the reactants and products in a reaction

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The minimum amount of energy the reactants need to collide with each other and react

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