Why does this reaction have a dispersal of matter but is not spontaneous?
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Considering the Reaction: 2H2O(l) => 2H2(g) + O2 (g)
This reaction has dispersal of matter since a liquid produces two gases, yet the reaction is not spontaneous. Why is this so?© BrainMass Inc. brainmass.com May 24, 2023, 12:48 pm ad1c9bdddf
The definition of a spontaneous reaction is one that occurs automatically, without the use of an enzyme, catalysis, ...
This solution identifies the requirement for spontaneous reactions and provides an example. 80 words.