Processes in organisms often involve both exergonic and endergonic components.
a) Explain what is meant by exergonic and endergonic.
Exergonic: release of energy Endergonic: absorption of energy
b) All organisms are highly specialized to perform exergonic and endergonic processes together Why is this? How does this help the organism
c) The muscles in your leg contract, allowing your body to move up onto a step. Describe the exergonic and endergonic components of this action
d) Your raised body has greater potential energy than before it was raised. Explain if this still obeys the 2nd law of thermodynamics.