116AandCExamIVstudyguide - 7. Know how to use the Nernst...

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CHM 116-C and 116-A Study Guide for Exam IV I. Reading Assignments & Learning Objectives 1. Review the reading assignments & learning objectives for Chapters 3, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 6, 20, 22 & 21. You could also review the study guide posted for Exam III. II. Electrochemistry. (Chapter 21). Some additional study guidance for new material. You should be able to do the following: 1. Describe how a galvanic cell operates and the functions of its parts (anode, cathode, electrode, salt bridge). 2. Know how to describe an electrochemical cell in terms of cell (line) notation. 3. Use a table of reduction potentials to find E o of a voltaic cell. 4. Know the relationships between G, Ecell, K, and equilibrium. 5. Describe how to use an electrolytic cell to electroplate. 6. Relate moles. grams. current, and time in an electrolytic cell.
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Unformatted text preview: 7. Know how to use the Nernst equation, and how to derive the relationship at equilibrium. 8. Describe how ∆ G and E can be used to predict the spontaneity of a reaction. 10. Describe electron flow in a galvanic cell and in an electrolytic cell. 11. Distinguish between standard and nonstandard conditions. 12. Using a table of reduction potentials identify the strongest and/or weakest oxidizing or reducing agent in a collection of chemical species. Exam format: Multiple choice, two hour exam. A mix of questions requiring calculations and reasoning. 40 questions. 16 questions on electrochemistry; the remaining questions will be distributed among the previous topics. Some questions will be on the demonstrations done in lecture....
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This note was uploaded on 04/20/2008 for the course CHEM 116 taught by Professor Stevenson during the Spring '08 term at Purdue University.

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