EXERCISES 

1.   Calculate the order of each one of the following reactions and the units of the rate constant, if we assume that the reactions are simple (take place in one step).
) P                 ) + P                  ) + 2 P    
where P: products
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2.   The reaction,  + 2 P,  is simple (one step) and it takes place in an aquatic solution. Examine the rate change in each one of the following cases:

a) If the concentration of A is doubled

b) If the concentration of B is doubled

c) If we dilute the solution with dionised water until its original volume is doubled.                                                               Solution

                                                                                                                                         

3. In a 250ml solution of HCl we add Zn and the following reaction takes place:  Zn + 2HCl ZnCl2 + H2. After the elapse of 80 seconds since initiation, 112ml of H2 have been produced calculated in STP. Estimate the mean reaction rate at the first 80 seconds.
                                                                          
Solution
                                                                                                                                            

4.For the reaction 2 + the following experimental data was gathered.

sec

[A]
mol/L

.a) Estimate the mean reaction rate for the periods 0-10 sec and 10-20 sec.

b) Estimate the order of the reaction.

Answer
                                                                                                     

0
10
20
30

1.5
1.0
0.5
0.0

    5.For the reaction 2 + C,  the following experimental data was gathered.

s []
mol/L
[]
mol/L

 ) Estimate the mean reaction rate for the periods 0-10 sec and 0-30 sec.

) Represent graphically the changes of A, B and C.
                 
               Answer

0
10
30
60
0.80
0.30
0.14
0.04
0.50
0.25
0.17
0.12


 6.  Which one of the following diagrams corresponds to the simple reaction  
      2 2 + C ; 
        
                                                                  
Answer
                                                                                                                                               

 7. In a closed vessel the gases A and B are introduced with the moles ratio 1:2. The vessel is heated at a spesific tepmerature at which A and B react  in quantity according to the chemical equation:
+ 2 2. Draw the diagrams of the changes of A, B and C if it is known that the reaction is NOT zero order. 
                                                             Solution
                                                                                                                                              

8.For the reaction  2 ,   the following experimental data was gathered:

s 0 10 20 30
[] mol/L 1.00 0.75 0.50 0.25

)Represent  grapfhically C versus time in sec of A and B. 
) If the rate of the reaction, 30 seconds after initiation, is 0.007 mol/L.s, calculate the rate at the begging of the reaction. 
                                                   
Answer:

9. In each one of the following reactions
a) A + B 2C  same molar concentration of and .
b) A + B 2C  2a mol of A and a mol of .
c) 2A 2B + C
d) 2A B
corresponds one of the following diagrams:
 
Two of these diagrams don't have a match. Find the correspondance between the reactions and the diagrams.
                                                  
Answer
                                                                                                        

10.  In a closed vessel we introduce 0,4 moles of gas A, which dissociate at a particular temperature according to the chemical equation   2 + . From the study of the reaction the following experimental data was gathered for reactant A as shown in the table and the correspondent diagram.

t (s)

[] mol/L

0

10

20

30

40

0.400

0.200

0.100

0.050

0,025

a) Calculate the mean reaction rate for the  periods 0-10 s, 10-20s, 20-30 s, 30-40 and 0-40 s.
b)
Complete the diagram by drawing the lines of B and C.

                                                  Answer
 

11.
In a vessel of volume 8L we introduce 0.3 mol of A and 0.2 mole of B, which at 127C react according to the chemical reaction: + All the components of the system are gases. After the elapse of 50 seconds the pressure in the internal of the vessel becomes 1.64 atm.
a)
Calculate the moles of the gases after the elapse of 50 sec.
b) Calculate the moles of the gases after the elapse of 50 sec.
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12. In a vessel of volume 2.5 L, we introduce 0.6 moles of gas A and 0.9 moles of gas B, the reaction that takes place is: + 3 2C. 

After the elapse of 50 sec from the start of the reaction, the rate is: 1.6.10 -4 mol/Ls.
a)
Calculate the decomposition rate of A and B, as well as the formation rate of C.

b) Find the composition of the mixture after the elapse of the 50 seconds.

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13.  For the reaction + 3 (where P: products) the following measurements took place with the corresponding results.  

a/a 

[] mol/L

[] mol/L

Rate  mol/L.s

1 0.1 0.1  410-3
2 0.2 0.1 810-3
3 0.1 0.2 1.610-2

) Write down the rate low of the reaction
) Determine the order of the reaction
) Find the arithmetical value and the units of the rate constant.
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                                                                                                                                                            14.  For the reaction  a + b P1 +P2  the following measurements took place with the corresponding results as shown in the table:                     

a/a [] mol/L [] mol/L mol/Ls
1 0.2 0.2 1.210-3
2 0.1 0.2 610-4
3 0.2 0.6 1.0810-2

a) Write down the rate low of the reaction

b) Determine the order of the reaction

c) Find the arithmetical value and the units of the rate constant of the reaction.

d) Find the initial rate of the reaction when it starts off with 0.4 moles of A and 1 mole of B in a vessel of volume 2L, when all of the reactants are gases.

                                                   Answer

 

15  For the reaction,  a + bB + cC P1 + P the following measurements took place with the corresponding results as shown in the table.

  .

     a/a 

[] mol/L

[B] mol/L

[C] mol/L

mol/Ls

     1

    0.1

    0.1

    0.1 

  910-4

     2

    0.1

    0.2

    0.1

  36.10-4

     3

    0.3

    0.1

    0.1

  2710-4

    4

    0.1

    0.2

    0.2

  7210-4

a) Write down the rate low of the reaction

b) Determine the order of the reaction

c) Find the arithmetical value and the units of the reactions constant.
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16.
   For the reaction  2 + where A, B and P are gases,  the following measurements took place with the corresponding results as shown in the table.

a/a

a atm

Pb atm

Rate  mol/Ls

     1

   0.2

   0.2

  1.2510-3

     2

   0.4

   0.1

   2.510-3

    3

  0.4

   0.2

     510-3

 Write down the rate low, determine the order of the reaction and find the value of the rate low constant. 
                                                                
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17.
  For the reaction a +b P, where A, B and P are gases, , the following measurements took place with the corresponding results as shown in the table.

/

atm

P atm

Rate mole/Ls

   1

  0.3

   0.6

     910-4

   2

  0.1

   0.3

   1.510-4

   3

  0.15

   0.2

  1.510-4

a) Write down the rate low of the chemical reaction

b) Find the order of the reaction

c) Find the arithmetical value and the dimensions of the rate low constant.

                                                         Answer                                            

                                                                                                 

18.   Gas A dissociates into gases B and C according to the reaction     
+ C.
If the arithmetical value of the rate equals the arithmetical value of the rate constant and under the condition that the concentration of A is not 1mol/L, estimate: a) the order of the reaction b) the dimensions of the constant.                                                      Answer
                                                                                                                                            

19.   In a vessel of volume 2 L we mix 0.6 mol NO and 0.4 mol O2. We heat the vessel at a specific temperature at which the initial rate of the reaction   
2NO + O
2 2NO2    is   = 3,610-3 molL-1s-1. Calculate the rate of the reaction at the time that in the vessel exist 0.4 mol NO2, and take into consideration that the reaction is simple (only one step).
                                                                 
 Solution
                                                                                                                                         

20.  In a vessel of 3 L we introduce 0.9 mol of gas A and 0.9 mol of gas B, which react at a particular temperature to give compound C according to the reaction  
+ 2C.  
The reaction takes place in one step. Calculate the moles of the gases that exist in the vessel, when the rate of the reaction is decreased to one fourth its initial value. 
                                                                  
 Answer

 

21. In a vessel of volume 3 L we introduce 6.4gr of gas A, which has molecular mass 80. The vessel is heated at 327C and A dissociates according to the simple reaction 2 2 + C. After the elapse of 10 sec from the initiation of the reaction, the pressure in the internal of the vessel becomes 1.64 atm and after the elapse of 60 sec the pressure becomes 1.804 atm.
 a) Find the ration of the rates at the time that the pressure was 1.64 atm and at the time that that the pressure was 1.804atm. 
b) Represent graphically the moles changes of A, B, and C versus time.

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