### Why do exothermic processes tend to be spontaneou…

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California State University - East Bay
Problem 13

Explain why water spontaneously freezes to form ice below $0^{\circ} \mathrm{C}$ even though the entropy of the water decreases during the state transition. Why is the freezing of water not spontaneous above $0^{\circ} \mathrm{C} ?$

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