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Unformatted text preview: oxidizing agents. c. Propose a reasonable disproportionation reaction (with balanced equation). Is this a variant of redox reaction? If so, what is reduced and what is oxidized (in the reaction that you have proposed)? If not, why not? (30 marks) Question 2 Examine and discuss the validly of the following statement critically and concisely: “ NCl 5 is a reasonable and stable compound because the five electrons on nitrogen can form bonds with the five surrounding chloride. ” (35 marks) Question 3 What is the pH of a 0.015 M solution of sodium acetate, NaCH 3 CO 2 ? State your assumptions, if any, clearly. (Water ionization constant K w = 1.0 x 10-14 at 25 o C; equilibrium constant b (CH 3 COO-) = 5.6 x 10-10 ) (35 marks) 2...
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This note was uploaded on 12/09/2011 for the course ELECTRICAL 101 taught by Professor Huanhoang during the Spring '11 term at National University of Singapore.
- Spring '11