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1. Complete and balance the following reactions.

a. H2SO4(aq) + BaBr2(aq)

b. H2SO3(aq) + H2O(l)

c. HCN(aq) + Sr(OH)2(s)

d. AgBr(s) + NH3(aq)

e. FeCl3(aq) + H2S(aq)

f. Mg(ClO4)2(aq) + Rb2CO3(aq)

g. Mn2+(aq) + H2O(l)

h. HF(aq) + NH3(aq)

i. ClO2(aq) + HOCl(aq) ClO3 (aq) + Cl (aq) [hint: ClO2 is named chlorine dioxide]

j. ClO2(aq)ClO2 (aq) + ClO3 (aq) (pH = 13)

2. Hydrogen azide reacts with hydrogen peroxide to give products of water and nitrogen gas.

a. Write the balanced reaction.

b. Suppose that the rate of reaction doubles if the concentration of either reactant is doubled but the reaction rate quadruples if both reactant concentrations are doubled. What is the rate law?

3. Consider the reaction: OCl (aq) + I (aq)OI (aq) + Cl (aq)

a. Write the balanced reaction.

b. The following rate data was obtained. Find the order of reaction in OCl, I, and OH.

[OCl ]


[I ]



Initial rate of reaction


















c. Find the average rate constant.

4. Consider Fe(OH)3:

a. Write the solubilization reaction in pure water.

b. Find Ho for the reaction in part a in units of kJ.

c. Find So for the reaction in part a in units of J/K.

d. Find Go at 25 °C for the reaction in part a in units of kJ.

e. Find Go at 80 °C for the reaction in part a in units of kJ.

f. Find Ksp for Fe(OH)3 at 25 °C.

g. Find the molar solubility of Fe(OH)3 at 25 °C.

h. Find the pH of a saturated solution of Fe(OH)3 at 25 °C.

5. 1.0 L of a 0.10 M solution of Fe2+ solution is prepared at 25 °C. Find the pH of the solution at 25 °C.

6. 1.0 L of a 0.0025 M solution of ammonia is prepared at 25 °C. Find the pH of the solution at 25 °C.

7. Consider the cell Ag(s)|Ag+(aq, 0.10 M)|| H2O2(aq, 0.50 M)|H+(aq, pH = 2.00)|Pt(s) at 25 °C.

a. Write the oxidation half-reaction.

b. Write the reduction half-reaction.

c. Write the net reaction.

d. Find the standard cell potential.

e. Find the cell potential.

8. Answer each of the following questions in 10 words or less.

a. Which is the stronger acid, Co2+ ion or Co3+ ion? Why?

b. Solutions are prepared of two different acids. The pH of the Acid A solution is 3.0 and the pH of the acid B solution is 4.0. Which is the stronger acid?

c. Without using mathematics, describe the First Law of Thermodynamics.

d. Distinguish between a Lewis acid and a Brønsted-Lowry acid.

e. What is the difference between solubility and Ksp?