Material for final exam (Friday 05/04/06, 8:00 a.m.)
1/3: new material (chapters 18,14)
2/3: old material (see exams 1-4 for coverage,
review keys
!)
Total: ~11-13 problems.
Some problems may combine concepts from
different chapters.
Kinetics
Nuclear Chemistry
Equilibrium
Acids and Bases
Buffers and Solubility
Thermodynamics
Electrochemistry
Transition metals
No material from Ch. 17 or “Special research topics”
Memorize Spectrochemical Series (p. 654)
Equations will be provided, except the fundamental ones
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In each of the following nuclear rxns, supply the missing particle and determine
the type of rxn:
(a)
60
Co
->
60
Ni
+
X
(b)
97
Tc +
X
->
97
Mo
(c)
239
Pu
->
235
U
+
X
1.
Determine
Z
:
(a)
60
27
Co
->
60
28
Ni
+
X
(b)
97
43
Tc +
X
->
97
42
Mo
(c)
239
94
Pu
->
235
92
U
+
X
2. Balance
Z & A
, and determine the particle
(a)
60
27
Co
->
60
28
Ni
+
X
60=60 +0;
A
->
A=0
;
27=28
-1
->
Z=-1
->
X=
0
-1
e
(b)
97
43
Tc +
X
->
97
42
Mo
97 +
A
= 97
->
A=0
;
43 +
Z
= 42
->
Z=-1
->
X=
0
-1
e
(c)
239
94
Pu
->
235
92
U
+
X
239 = 235 +
A
->
A=4
; 94 = 92
+
Z
->
Z=2
->
X=
4
2
He
3. Write balanced rxns and determine the type of transformation:
(a)
60
Co
->
60
Ni
+
0
-1
e
(
β
-particle production)
(b)
97
Tc +
0
-1
e
->
97
Mo
(electron capture)
(c)
239
Pu
->
235
U
+
4
2
He
(
α
-particle production)