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CHM 1120 EXAM II SECTIONS 004/005 03/19/14

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1. Which of the following reactions is correct for a strong acid, HA, in water? (3 pts.)
a)
b)
c)
d)
e)

HA + H3O+ H2O + AHA + H2O H3O+ + AHA + H2O HO- + H2A


HA + H3O+ H2O + Anone of the above

2. Which of the following is not a strong base? (3 pts.)


a)
b)
c)
d)
e)

LiOH
Ba(OH)2
NaOH
Mg(OH)2
Ca(OH)2

3. The pH of an aqueous Ba(OH)2 solution is 12.85, what is the concentration of the Ba(OH)2 solution? (3 pts.)
a)
b)
c)
d)
e)

1.41 x 10-13 M
0.0354 M
0.0708 M
0.1416 M
none of the above

4. What is the pOH of a solution with a [H3O+] of 5.88 x 10-9 M? (3 pts.)


a)
b)
c)
d)
e)

1.00
5.76
8.24
13.00
none of the above

5. Which of the following weak acids has the weakest conjugate base? (3 pts.)
a)
b)
c)
d)
e)

HClO
HCO3H2AsO4HPO42HF

(Ka = 3.5 x 10-8)


(Ka = 4.8 x 10-11)
(Ka = 1.0 x 10-7)
(Ka = 4.8 x 10-13)
(Ka = 7.1 x 10-4)

6. Label each of the following salts as acidic, basic, or neutral. (2 pts. ea.)
NaCN

FeBr3

MgCl2

LiH2PO4

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Use the following information for questions 7, 8, and 9.


250 mL of 1.50 M Formic Acid (HCOOH)
Ka = 1.7 x 10-4

7. Calculate the [HCOOH], [HCOO-], [H3O+], and pH of this solution at equilibrium. (8 pts.)
[HCOOH]
[HCOO-]
[H3O+]
pH

8. What is the % ionization of the formic acid in this solution? (4 pts.)

9. What is the pH of this solution after the addition of 0.25 moles of NaHCOO (sodium formate)? (8 pts.)

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Use the following information for questions 10, 11, and 12.
150 mL of 0.75 M Sulfurous Acid (H2SO3)
Ka1 = 1.3 x 10-2
Ka2 = 6.3 x 10-8
10. Calculate the [H2SO3], [HSO3-], [SO32-], [H3O+], and pH of this solution at equilibrium. (10 pts.)
[H2SO3]
[HSO3-]
[SO32-]
[H3O+]
pH

11. Calculate the Kb of HSO3- and compare it to its Ka to determine if it is a stronger acid or base. (4 pts.)

12. If you added 200 mL of 0.5625 M NaOH to this sulfurous acid solution, which of the four titration stages
would you be at and describe how you would solve for the pH at this point in the titration? (5 pts.)

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Use the following information for questions 13, 14, 15, and 16.
150 mL of 0.50 M PhCOOH/0.60 M PhCOONa
Ka of PhCOOH = 6.5 x 10-5

13. What is the pH of this buffer solution? (5 pts.)

14. Write out the reaction that occurs when HCl is added to this buffer solution. (3 pts.)

15. What is the pH of this buffer solution after the addition of 200 mL of 0.3 M HCl? (8 pts.)

16. What is the pH of this buffer solution after the addition of an additional 200 mL of 0.3 M HCl? (8 pts.)

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Use the following information for questions 17, 18, and 19.
Ksp of Ca3(PO4)2 (s) = 1.2 x 10-26
17. What is the molar solubility of Ca3(PO4)2? (4 pts.)

18. What is the solubility of Ca3(PO4)2? (2 pts.)

19. 35.0 mL of 0.0025 M CaCO3 is added to 25.0 mL of 0.0005 M FePO4 solution.


Does Ca3(PO4)2 precipitate form? (8 pts.)

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