# Question #034f0

Jul 3, 2015

Since energy is given out the reaction is exothermic.

$q = - 799 \text{kJ}$

#### Explanation:

Since energy is given out the reaction is exothermic.

$q = - 799 \text{kJ}$

By $q$ I am assuming you mean the enthalpy change $\Delta H$. If heat is lost to the surroundings this has a -ve value.