ch. 6, 16, & 8.8  thermodynamics       test                              65 points                      AP chemistry

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In problems involving any calculation, show your work in an organized manner, include (i) any relevant equation (or formula), (ii) conversion factor(s), (iii) put the proper units in your calculations and answer, and (iv) have the proper number of significant figures in your answer.

1. Based on the following (hypothetical) experimental data, determine the ___.  [20 points]

# g of ice =


# mL of water =


Initial temperature (ºC) =


Final temperature (ºC) =


a. Heat of fusion of water (in kJ / mol)

b. Calorimeter’s heat capacity.  Hint: use the theoretical value of the heat of fusion of water

2. What is the heat in the reaction:   8.0 g C2H4   +   10.0 g Cl2  -->  C2H3Cl3  +  HCl ?   [15 points]

3. Based on thermodynamic principles, estimate the boiling point of butane.  [10 points]

4. What is the relative magnitude of the formation of a hydration shell versus the solid sodium hydroxide becoming sodium and hydroxide ions in the context of dissolving solid sodium hydroxide in water ?  Rationalize.  [10 points]

5.  Old topic:  What is the relative lattice energy between sodium chloride versus potassium chloride ?  Rationalize.  [10 points]