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Hess's Law (Worksheet)

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    Work in groups on these problems. You should try to answer the questions without referring to your textbook. If you get stuck, try asking another group for help.

    Q1.

    A 505 g piece of copper tubing is heated to 99.9°C and placed in an insulated vessel containing 59.8 g of water at 24.8°C. Assuming no loss of water and a heat capacity for the vessel of 10.0 J/K, what is the final temperature of the system?

    Q2.

    Calculate the \(\Delta{H_{rxn}}\) for

    \[Ca_{(s)} + \frac{1}{2}O_2 + CO_2 \rightarrow CaCO_3\]

    Given:

    \[Ca + \frac{1}{2}O_2 \rightarrow CaO \;\;\;\;\; \Delta{H} = -635.1 \;kJ\]

    \[ CaCO_3 \rightarrow CaO + CO_2 \;\;\;\;\; \Delta{H} = 178.3\; kJ\]

    Q3.

    Calculate \(\Delta{H_{rxn}}\) for:

    \[2NOCl \rightarrow N_2 + O_2 + Cl_2\]

    Given:

    \[ \frac{1}{2}N_2 + \frac{1}{2}O_2 \rightarrow NO \;\;\;\;\; \Delta{H} = 90.3\; kJ\]

    \[ NO + \frac{1}{2}Cl_2 \rightarrow NOCl \;\;\;\;\; \Delta{H} = -38.6\; kJ\]

    Q4.

    Calculate the \(\Delta{H_{rxn}}\) for the following reactions:

    \(2H_2S_{(g)} + 3O_{2\;(g)} \rightarrow 2SO_{2\; (g)} + 2H_2O (g)\)

    \(CH_{4\;(g)} + 4Cl_{2\;(g)} \rightarrow CCl_{4\;(l)} + 4HCl_{(g)}\)

    \(SiO_{2\; (s)} + 4HF_{(g)} \rightarrow SiF_{4 (g)} + 2H_2O_{(l)}\)