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Energy Changes in a Reaction

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When an acid is combined with a base, the energy profile for the reaction can be seen as follows:

"Exothermic Reaction." Wikipedia. Wikimedia Foundation, June 2013. Web. 24 Jan. 2016.

Based on this energy profile, which of the following types of temperature change can be detected?

A

There is no temperature change.

B

The temperature would decrease.

C

The temperature would increase.

D

The temperature change cannot be determined by this graph.