Chemistry Final Exam Version 2b Essay

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Chemistry Final Exam Version 10/7/14
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10. The freezing of water at 0⁰C can be represented as follows:
H2O (l) ↔ H2O(s)
The density of liquid water is 1.00 g/cm3. The density of ice is 0.92 g/cm3. In 3 – 4 sentences explain why applying pressure causes ice to melt.

11. The Kw of water varies with temperature. Calculate the pH of water at 46⁰C with a Kw = 3.219 x 10-14. Show all calculations leading to an answer.

12. Calculate the hydroxide ion concentration of a solution with pH = 10.25. Show all calculations leading to an answer.

13. What salt results from the neutralization of acetic acid with potassium hydroxide?

14. What is the oxidation number of phosphorus in P2O5?

15. Which element is oxidized in the following reaction:
CuO(s) + H2 (g)  Cu(s) + H2O (l)

16. Why must the number of electrons lost equal the number of electrons gained in every redox reaction? Use 3 – 4 sentences in your own words to address this question.

17. The following unbalanced equation describes the reaction that can occur when dinitrogen tetroxide, N2O4, is combined with hydrazine, N2H4.
N2O4 (l) + N2H4 (l)  N2 (g) + H2O (g)
Balance the equation and describe in words the electron transfer(s) that takes place.

18. What type of radiation is emitted when K-38 decays into Ca-38? Show the nuclear equation that leads you to this answer.

19. A radioactive nucleus decays to yield a bismuth-211 nucleus and an alpha particle. What was the

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