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To put it in the language of chemistry, Schultz, a chemist, is seeking to catalyze an exothermic reaction.
In modern rockets, such as the Space X Falcon 9 or the Saturn V, the propulsion system is powered by a fast, exothermic reaction between a liquid fuel (usually hydrogen, methane or hydrazine) and oxidizer (usually oxygen or nitrogen tetroxide).
For an exothermic reaction, which of the following best describes the effect of increasing the temperature on the forward and reverse reactions?
Soon, however, the ACA will erupt into an exothermic death trap like ammonium nitrate combined with fuel oil.
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