Assume that [Cu^2+(aq)]0=[Zn^2+(aq)]0=0.10M and that both Cu^2+ and Zn^2+ form very stable complexes with ammonia (overall formation constants 10>10^10), each with a coordination number of 4.
A. Show how to estimate the ratio of the overall formation constant for [Zn(NH3)4]^2+ to the overall formation constant for [Cu(NH3)4]^2+ if the cell potential is observed to be 0.96 V after adding equal amounts (assume a large excess) of 6 M NH3 to each compartment (assume that T=298K).
B. Which of the two transition metal complexes is more thermodynamically stable? How much more stable is it than the other complex?
Recently Asked Questions
- Quantitative Easing 3 (QE3) was the Fed’s final attempt to push the economic recovery forward. The following questions relate to QE3. a. Show
- Institutional needs - Prison administration interests recognized by the courts as justifying some restrictions on the constitutional rights of prisoners.
- Use an AD-AS diagram to show the short-run and long-run effects on output and inflation of a sharp and permanent drop in oil prices. Assume the economy