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by Jessica Huang 1M
Mon Mar 13, 2017 6:44 pm
Forum: Heat Capacities, Calorimeters & Calorimetry Calculations
Topic: q=mc∆t vs q=c∆t? (chapter 8)
Replies: 2
Views: 9525

Re: q=mc∆t vs q=c∆t? (chapter 8)

The C given in the problem is in units of kJ/C. You want your q to be in units of Joules or kJ. If you used the q=mC(delta T) with your given C, your q would be in units of (grams)(kJ). In the problem, you were given the heat capacity, not the specific heat capacity. Therefore, you don't need mass t...
by Jessica Huang 1M
Tue Mar 07, 2017 8:18 pm
Forum: *Alkanes
Topic: Electrophilic Addition versus Substitution
Replies: 1
Views: 171

Re: Electrophilic Addition versus Substitution

Addition: you start off with two molecules for reactants, you end up with one molecule in products.

Substitution: you start off with two molecules for reactants, you end up with two molecules in products.
by Jessica Huang 1M
Tue Mar 07, 2017 8:09 pm
Forum: Arrhenius Equation, Activation Energies, Catalysts
Topic: Relationship between activation energy and temperature
Replies: 1
Views: 575

Re: Relationship between activation energy and temperature

Ea= deltaH + RT is just an approximation. To find the actual Ea, (deltaG of activation)= (deltaH of activation) -T(deltaS of activation). But, in practice the deltaG equation is difficult to use because it's difficult to know what the activated complex is. Therefore, in reality, one would use Ea= de...
by Jessica Huang 1M
Mon Feb 20, 2017 11:54 pm
Forum: General Rate Laws
Topic: Quiz Prep Question
Replies: 1
Views: 213

Re: Quiz Prep Question

second order process means that rate=k[NO2]^2 must find [NO2]: 0.42 g NO2*(mol NO2/46 g)/0.15 L = 0.06087 mol NO2/L rate= k[NO2]^2 =(0.54 L/mol/s)* (0.06087 mol NO2/L)^2 = 0.0020 mol/l/s = initial rate For second part of the question, repeat above process with new initial amount of NO2 and then comp...
by Jessica Huang 1M
Tue Feb 14, 2017 11:54 am
Forum: Entropy Changes Due to Changes in Volume and Temperature
Topic: book question 9.13
Replies: 1
Views: 273

Re: book question 9.13

"In the process, the temperature of the gas increased to 28.1 degrees C." During the process, volume decreased from 3.00 L to 0.500 L. Volume did not remain constant, so you cannot use Cv. The solution works because entropy is a state function. You can calculate the change in entropy when ...
by Jessica Huang 1M
Tue Feb 14, 2017 11:45 am
Forum: Calculating Work of Expansion
Topic: 9.47
Replies: 2
Views: 391

Re: 9.47

I don't think delta S is dependent on whether or not the process is reversible or irreversible. In both cases volume increased for the gas, which means disorder of the gas molecules increases (delta S increases).
by Jessica Huang 1M
Mon Feb 06, 2017 10:13 am
Forum: Student Social/Study Group
Topic: Post All Chemistry Jokes Here
Replies: 7609
Views: 1019382

Re: Post All Chemistry Jokes Here

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by Jessica Huang 1M
Thu Feb 02, 2017 8:42 pm
Forum: Calculating Work of Expansion
Topic: Amount of work done
Replies: 2
Views: 359

Re: Amount of work done

It's a maximum theoretical yield. In real life, things tend to go toward entropy. When doing experiments, there's always a small percentage of error.
by Jessica Huang 1M
Mon Jan 23, 2017 10:34 pm
Forum: Heat Capacities, Calorimeters & Calorimetry Calculations
Topic: Hmwk Problem 8.91
Replies: 1
Views: 169

Re: Hmwk Problem 8.91

Well, the water took 0.5 hours and 3135 J. The problem is saying that the ice took 10 hours to melt. There are 20 half hours in the period of 10 hours. In 1 hour, there are 2 half hours. (10 hours)*(2 half hours/1 hour)= (10 hours/ 0.5 hours) = 20 half hours. Water took 3135 J in half an hour. Ice w...
by Jessica Huang 1M
Mon Jan 16, 2017 11:43 am
Forum: Reaction Enthalpies (e.g., Using Hess’s Law, Bond Enthalpies, Standard Enthalpies of Formation)
Topic: Standard State [ENDORSED]
Replies: 1
Views: 315

Re: Standard State [ENDORSED]

Standard state of a liquid is a liquid. Standard state of a solid is a solid. Standard state of an element is whatever state it is found in at 1 atm and at 25 degrees C. For example, the standard state of bromine is liquid because at 1 atm and 25 degrees C, bromine is found as a liquid.
by Jessica Huang 1M
Sat Jan 14, 2017 2:07 pm
Forum: Thermodynamic Systems (Open, Closed, Isolated)
Topic: Titrations & Enthalpy Change
Replies: 1
Views: 303

Re: Titrations & Enthalpy Change

When doing titrations, H+ and OH- ions would combine to form H2O. The bond formation of H2O gives off heat, heat under a constant pressure (enthalpy).
by Jessica Huang 1M
Tue Nov 29, 2016 10:09 am
Forum: Calculating pH or pOH for Strong & Weak Acids & Bases
Topic: Calculating pH - Group 1 and Group 7
Replies: 1
Views: 264

Re: Calculating pH - Group 1 and Group 7

Na+ and Cl- are not strong enough to change H2O on a molecular level. Meaning that OH- or H3O+ are not produced when NaCl is added. Therefore the pH does not change.
by Jessica Huang 1M
Mon Nov 21, 2016 1:32 pm
Forum: Equilibrium Constants & Calculating Concentrations
Topic: 11.79
Replies: 2
Views: 244

Re: 11.79

I don't think so. To solve that problem, you would need a graphing calculator and we are only allowed scientific calculators.
by Jessica Huang 1M
Mon Oct 31, 2016 2:34 pm
Forum: DeBroglie Equation
Topic: 2006 MT #3
Replies: 1
Views: 343

Re: 2006 MT #3

h/p and hp^-1 are the same thing. p^-1 puts p in the denominator.
by Jessica Huang 1M
Mon Oct 31, 2016 2:32 pm
Forum: Resonance Structures
Topic: Stable Lewis Structures
Replies: 3
Views: 466

Re: Stable Lewis Structures

It would be best to draw the most stable structure (based on formal charge).
by Jessica Huang 1M
Mon Oct 31, 2016 2:29 pm
Forum: Student Social/Study Group
Topic: Post All Chemistry Jokes Here
Replies: 7609
Views: 1019382

Re: Post All Chemistry Jokes Here

If you're not part of the solution, then you're part of the precipitate.
by Jessica Huang 1M
Mon Oct 31, 2016 2:19 pm
Forum: Hybridization
Topic: Hybridization for the midterm
Replies: 2
Views: 345

Re: Hybridization for the midterm

based on number of regions of electron density
by Jessica Huang 1M
Mon Oct 24, 2016 2:31 pm
Forum: Student Social/Study Group
Topic: Post All Chemistry Jokes Here
Replies: 7609
Views: 1019382

Re: Post All Chemistry Jokes Here

Are you made of Fluorine, Iodine, and Neon? 'Cause you are F-I-Ne
by Jessica Huang 1M
Wed Oct 19, 2016 2:10 pm
Forum: Ionic & Covalent Bonds
Topic: Difference in Electronegativity [ENDORSED]
Replies: 3
Views: 634

Re: Difference in Electronegativity [ENDORSED]

Before between 2 and 1.5, one has to look specifically at the heteronuclear atoms. Case by case basis.
by Jessica Huang 1M
Mon Oct 10, 2016 5:06 pm
Forum: Properties of Light
Topic: Rydberg Equation
Replies: 5
Views: 615

Re: Rydberg Equation

You can use either one. I personally use the E=-hR/n^2 because I understand what I am looking for. That equation would tell me the energy of the specific energy level and I can follow that. I don't like using the Rydberg equation because I don't understand how I can get from energy levels to wavelen...
by Jessica Huang 1M
Wed Oct 05, 2016 4:43 pm
Forum: Einstein Equation
Topic: 1.65 : Will visible light be able to break C-C bond? [ENDORSED]
Replies: 1
Views: 2641

Re: 1.65 : Will visible light be able to break C-C bond? [ENDORSED]

Converting kJ/mol to joules: 348 kJ/mol * (1000 J/ 1 kJ) * (1 mol of C-C bonds/6.022x10^23 C-C bonds) = 5.78x10^-19 J Plug 5.78x10^-19 J for E in the equation E=hc/(lamda). Solve for lamda. You would get 3.44x10^-7 m or 344 nm. Visible light wavelength is within the range of 700nm and 400 nm. Theref...
by Jessica Huang 1M
Wed Sep 28, 2016 12:23 am
Forum: Student Social/Study Group
Topic: Chemistry Jokes
Replies: 31
Views: 4381

Re: Chemistry Jokes

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