Ch. 17 & 20 equilibrium & electrochemistry test [90 point] AP Chemistry


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1. Calculate the pH of a solution containing: [20 points]

a. 50.0 mL of a 10.0 mM HCl and 15.0 of a 60.0 mM KOH

b. 50.0 mL of a 10.0 mM acetic acid and 5.0 mL of a 60.0 mM NaOH

2. Sketch the titration curve involving 50.0 mL of a 10.0 mM HCl titrated by 60.0 mM KOH; label the pH and volume of KOH (V KOH) axis [15 points]

a. V KOH = 0

b. V KOH = V KOH, at the end point

c. V KOH = ∞


3. What is the solubility of lead (II) chloride in: [15 points]

a. water

b. 0.1 mM NaCl

c. rationalize the difference in solubility in part a versus part b

4. Sketch a Voltaic cell using zinc and silver electrodes in a solution of zinc cations and silver cations, respectively. [20 points]

a. at the proper electrode, label / identify

the half-reaction

is it an oxidation or reduction half-reaction

does the half-reaction, consume or generate electrons

is it the cathode or anode

direction of current and electrons in the circuit

b. write the balanced net ionic equation of the above reaction that would be spontaneous; justify that the reaction is spontaneous.

5. In an electrolytic cell using carbon and zinc electrodes in a solution of 888 mM zinc nitrate, the current in the system is 10.0 mA. What is the amount of time needed to plate 1125 mg zinc on the carbon electrode ? [10 points]


Old topic [10 points]

Determine the amount of heat in the combustion of 10.0 g of ethane.