K = P

_{PCL5}/P

_{PCl3}P

_{Cl2}= 2x/x

^{2}

How do we get the 2x/x

^{2}? I know this is from Chem 14A, but a quick refresher would be very helpful.

Thanks in advance!

- Thu Mar 16, 2017 10:27 pm
- Forum: Work, Gibbs Free Energy, Cell (Redox) Potentials
- Topic: Winter 2016 Final Question 2A
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In the solution to this question there is the following part:

K = P_{PCL5}/P_{PCl3}P_{Cl2} = 2x/x^{2}

How do we get the 2x/x^{2}? I know this is from Chem 14A, but a quick refresher would be very helpful.

Thanks in advance!

K = P

How do we get the 2x/x

Thanks in advance!

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How do I go about answering this question?

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12.19 The concentration of HCl in hydrochloric acid is reduced to 12% of its initial value by dilution. What is the

difference in the pH values of the two solutions?

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difference in the pH values of the two solutions?

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Identify each compound as either a Brønsted acid or a Brønsted base:

(a) NH_{3};

(b) HBr;

(c) KOH;

(d) H_{2}SO_{3};

(e) Ca(OH)_{2}.

Are there any strategies to identify Brønsted acids and Brønsted bases without looking at chemical equations? Or are we just expected to memorize them?

(a) NH

(b) HBr;

(c) KOH;

(d) H

(e) Ca(OH)

Are there any strategies to identify Brønsted acids and Brønsted bases without looking at chemical equations? Or are we just expected to memorize them?

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Write the formulas for the conjugate acids of

(a) CH_{3}NH_{2}, methylamine;

(b) NH_{2}NH_{2}, hydrazine;

(c) HCO_{3}^{-};

and the conjugate bases of

(d) HCO_{3}^{-};

(e) C_{6}H_{5}OH, phenol;

(f) CH_{3}COOH.

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(a) CH

(b) NH

(c) HCO

and the conjugate bases of

(d) HCO

(e) C

(f) CH

How would I go about answering this?

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What changes in bond order, bond distance, and magnetic properties are expected to occur in the following ionization processes?

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(a) C

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Thank you to everyone who replied. This cleared things up.

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Determine whether each of the following electron configurations represents the ground state or an excited state of the atom given.

I do not know how to go about this. May someone explain how to answer this question?

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I do not know how to go about this. May someone explain how to answer this question?

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An excited hydrogen atom emits light with a frequency of 1.14 x 10 ^14 Hz to reach the energy level for which n = 4. In what principle quantum level did the electron begin?

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May someone explain to me how to work this problem out step by step?

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Yes, that helped a lot! Thank you!

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Hi Alex! This helped so much. Thank you!

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I also live in Sproul Hall. What time and days are you meeting?