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Unformatted text preview: ghts reserved. Visit apcentral.collegeboard.com (for AP professionals) and www.collegeboard.com/apstudents (for students and parents). GO ON TO THE NEXT PAGE. 13 2006 AP® CHEMISTRY FREE-RESPONSE QUESTIONS 8. Suppose that a stable element with atomic number 119, symbol Q , has been discovered. (a) Write the ground-state electron configuration for Q , showing only the valence-shell electrons. (b) Would Q be a metal or a nonmetal? Explain in terms of electron configuration. (c) On the basis of periodic trends, would Q have the largest atomic radius in its group or would it have the smallest? Explain in terms of electronic structure. (d) What would be the most likely charge of the Q ion in stable ionic compounds? (e) Write a balanced equation that would represent the reaction of Q with water. (f) Assume that Q reacts to form a carbonate compound. (i) Write the formula for the compound formed between Q and the carbonate ion, CO32− . (ii) Predict whether or not the compound would be soluble in water. Explain your reasoning. STOP END OF EXAM © 2006 The College Board. All rights reserved. Visit apcentral.collegeboard.com (for AP professionals) and www.collegeboard.com/apstudents (for students and parents). 14...
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This note was uploaded on 10/01/2009 for the course OC 9876 taught by Professor Dq during the Spring '09 term at UC Merced.

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