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    Basically I looked and the graph online and noticed that some energy is released after there is enough activation energy. Is this because of the reaction or am I wrong. I know that endothermic reactions absorb energy but do they release some energy after there is enough activation energy.
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    It's important to note that in an endothermic reaction energy is taken into the chemical system. So the arrow is pointing upwards.
    You can see that the reactants taken in energy in the chemical system, and thus the line points upwards, showing the energy being taken into the chemical system. The activation energy is the minimum amount of energy in order to start the chemical reaction. Your last point is incorrect, Hope i helped
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    (Original post by Chloe.B)
    It's important to note that in an endothermic reaction energy is taken into the chemical system. So the arrow is pointing upwards.
    You can see that the reactants taken in energy in the chemical system, and thus the line points upwards, showing the energy being taken into the chemical system. The activation energy is the minimum amount of energy in order to start the chemical reaction. Your last point is incorrect, Hope i helped
    If the graph goes down after the peak doent it mean energy is lost
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    The activation energy is the difference between the dotted line to the very peak of the graph - the first dotted line to the second dotted line. Yes it does mean that, but overall the reactants have taken in energy as you can see the line of the products is higher than the line of the reactants.
 
 
 
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