Problem: Some water is placed in a coffee-cup calorimeter. When 1.0 g of an ionic solid is added, the temperature of the solution increases from 21.5°C to 24.2°C as the solid dissolves. For the dissolving process, what are the signs for ΔSsys, ΔSsurr, and ΔSuniv?

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Some water is placed in a coffee-cup calorimeter. When 1.0 g of an ionic solid is added, the temperature of the solution increases from 21.5°C to 24.2°C as the solid dissolves. For the dissolving process, what are the signs for ΔSsys, ΔSsurr, and ΔSuniv?

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