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  1. Does a basic solution contain more H+ or OH-?
  2. What are the acid and base definitions for the Bronsted-Lowry Model?
    • Acids are H+ donors
    • Bases are H+ acceptors
  3. What is self ionization?
    When water molecules react to form a hydronium ion (H3O+) and a hydroxide ion
  4. What are the physical properties of acids and bases?
    • Acids are sour and sticky (ex. lemon juice)
    • Bases are bitter and slippery (ex. soap)
  5. What are the chemical properties of acids and bases?
    Causes litmus paper to change color
  6. Does an acidic solution contain more H+ or OH-?
  7. In ionization, water produces how much H+ and OH- ions?
    Equal amounts
  8. What are acids and bases defined as for the Lewis Model?
    • Acids are electron-pair acceptors
    • Bases are electron-pair donors
  9. What are acids and bases defined as for the Arrhenius Model?
    • Acids are H+ producers
    • Bases are OH- producers
  10. What is a conjugate acid?
    the species produced when a base accepts a hydrogen ion
  11. What is a conjugate base?
    the species that results when an acid donates a hydrogen ion
  12. What is a conjugate acid-base pair?
    It consists of two substances related to each other by the donating and accepting of a single hydrogen ion
  13. What does amphoteric mean? What is an example of something that can be amphoteric?
    Substances that can act as both acids and bases; water
  14. What are strong acids? Why are they good conductors of electricity?
    Acids that ionize completely; because they produce the maximum number of ions
  15. What is a weak acid?
    An acid that ionizes only partially in dilute aqueous solution
  16. What is the acid ionization constant?
    the value of the equilibrium constant expression for the ionization of a weak acid
  17. What does Ka indicate?
    whether reactants or products are favored at equilibrium
  18. What is a strong base?
    A base that dissociates entirely into metal ions and hydroxide ions
  19. What is a weak base?
    Ionizes only partially in dilute aqueous solution
  20. What is the base ionization constant?
    The value of the equilibrium constant expression for the ionization of a base.
  21. The ______ the value of Kb, the weaker the base
  22. What does Kb indicate?
    base ionization constant
  23. What is the ion product constant for water?
    What is it's formula?
    • Kw, or the value of the equilibrium constant expression for the self-ionization of water
    • Kw= [H+][OH-]
  24. What is pH?
    What is it's formula?
    • the negative logarithm of the hydrogen ion concentration
    • pH= -log[H+]
  25. What is pOH?
    What is it's formula?
    • The negative logarithm of the hydroxide ion concentration
    • pOH= -log[OH-]
  26. What does [H+] represent?
  27. What does [OH-] represent?
  28. What is the relationship between pH and pOH that makes it easy to calculate either quantity if the other is known?
    pH + pOH = 14.00
  29. At 298 K, acidic solutions have pH balues (>,<,=)______.
    At 298 K, acidic solutions have pH values less than 7.
  30. A solution with a pH of 0.0 is strongly _______; a solution with a pH of 14.0 is strongly _____.
    Acidic; basic
  31. At 298 K, a solution with a pOH (<,>,=) _____ is basic
    At 298 K, a solution with a pOH less than 7.0 is basic
  32. A solution with a pOH of 7.0 is _____
  33. A solution with a pOH greated than 7.0 is _______
  34. How do you calculate Ka from pH?
    Use the example problem to calculate: Formic acid is used to process latex tapped from rubber trees into natural rubber. The pH of a 0.100M solution of formic acid (HCOOH) is 2.38. What is Ka for HCOOH?
    • Write the equation for pH. Multiply both sides by -1 and take the antilog of each side. Substitute pH = 2.38. A calculator shows that the antilog of -2.38 is 4.2 x 10^3. Subtract [H+] from the initial [HCOOH]. State the acid ionization constant expression. Substitute [H+] = 4.2 x 10^-3M, and [HCOOH] = 0.096M.
    • Ka = 1.8 x 10^-4
  35. What is a neutralization reaction?
    A reaction in which an acid and a base in an aqueous solution react to produce a salt and a water
  36. What is a salt?
    An ionic compound made up of a cation from a base and an anion from an acid
  37. What kind of reaction is Neutralization?
    double-replacement reaction
  38. What is titration?
    A method for determining the concentration of a solution by reacting a known volume of that solution with a solution of known concentration
  39. What is a titrant?
    the titrating solution of known concentration. AKA the standard solution
  40. What is the equivalence point?
    the point at which moles of H+ ion from the acid equal moles of OH- ion from the base
  41. What is an end point of a titration?
    The point at which the indicator used in a titration changes color
  42. How do you solve Molarity from Titration data?
    Use the example problem to calculate: A volume of 18.28 mL of a standard solution of 0.1000M NaOH was required to neutralize 25.00 mL of a solution of methanoic acid (HCOOH). What is the molarity of the methanoic acid solution?
    • Write the acid to base mole relationship. Convert volume of a base from mL to L. Apply the relationship between moles of base, molarity of base, and volume of base. Substitute Mb = 0.1000M and Vb = 0.01828 L. Apply the stoichiometric relationship. Apply the relationship between moles of acids, molarity of acid, and volume of acid. Solve for Ma. Convert volume of acid from mL to L. Substitute Va = 0.02500 L.
    • Ma = 7.312 x 10^-2 mol/L.
  43. What is salt hydrolysis?
    When the anions of the dissociated salt accept hydrogen ions from water or the cations of the dissociated salt donate hydrogen ions to water
  44. What is a buffer?
    Solutions that resist changes in pH when limited amounts of acid or base are added
  45. What is the buffer capacity?
    The amount of acid or base a buffer solution can absorb without a significant change in pH
  46. Can acids or bases react with certain metals?
  47. does an acid or a base contain more hydrogen ions than hydroxide ions?
  48. does an acid or a base react with carbonates?
  49. The Arrhenius model of acids and bases states that an acid contains ______ and forms ions of this element when it is dissolved in water.
  50. According the the Arrhenius model of acids and bases, a base contains the ______ group and dissociates to produce _______ ions in aqueous solution.
    hydroxide; hydroxide
  51. According the the _________ model, an acid _____ hydrogen ions and a ____ accepts hydrogen ions.
    Bronsted-Lowry; donates; base
  52. According to the Bronsted-Lowry model, in an acid-base reaction, each acid has a ________ and each base has a _____.
    conjugate base; conjugate acid
  53. Acid G and acid F are of equal concentration and are tested weith a conductivity apparatus. When the electrodes are placed in acid G, the bulb glows dimly. When they are placed in acid F, the bulb glows more brightly. Which acid is stronger?
    acid F
  54. A chemical equation for the ionization of an acid uses a single arror the the right to separate the reactant and product sides of the equation. Is the ionizing acid strong or weak?
  55. Sulfuric acid is a strong acid. what does this tell you about its conjugate base?
    it is weak
  56. in a solution, a weak acid produces...
    a mixture of molecules and ions
  57. Why are Ka values all small numbers?
    The solutions contain a high concentration of un-ionized acid molecules
  58. In general, compounds formed from active metals, and hydroxide ions are: (strong acids or bases or weak acids or bases)
    strong bases
  59. Write the simplest form of the chemical equation for the self-ionization of water
    H2O<-->(thats supposed to be a double arrow)[H+][OH-}
  60. write the equilibrium constant expression, Keq< for the equation H2O <---->(double arrow) [H+][OH-]
    Keq<---->(double arrow)[H+][OH-]/[H2O]
  61. write the expression for the equilibrium constant for water, Kw
    Kw <--->(double arrow)[H+][OH-]
  62. why can the concentration of water be ignored in the equilibrium expression for water?
    it stays constant
  63. what is the numerical value of Kw at 298K?
    1.0 x 10^-14
  64. In a solution, if the hydroxide ion concentration increases, what happens to the hydrogen ion concentration?
    it decreases
  65. if the concentration of hydroxide ions in solution is 1.0 x 10^-6, what is the hydrogen ion concentration?
    • 1.0 x 10^-8
    • 14.6 = 8
  66. the pH of a solution is the negative lagarithm of its ____ ion concentration
  67. values for pH range from _____
    0 to 14
  68. stomach contents can have a pH of 2, which means that they are ____
  69. the hydrogen ion concentration in a solution with a pH of 3 is ___ times greater than the hydrogen ion concentration in a solution with a pH of 5
  70. the pH of a ______ solution at room temperature equals the pOH of the solution
  71. the pH of a solution with a [H+] of 1 x 10^-8 is what?
  72. What is the pH of a 4.3 x 10^-2M HCl solution? HCl is a strong acid
    -Log(4.3 x 10^-2) = 1.37
  73. calculate the pH of a 5.2 x 10^-3M H2SO4 solution? H2SO4 is a strong acid
    -Log(5.2 x 10^-3) = 2.3
  74. what is the pH of a 2.5 x 10^-5M NaOH solution? NaOH is a strong base
    -Log(2.5 x 10^-5) = 9.4
  75. calculate the pH of a 3.6 x 10^-6M Ca(OH)2 solution. Ca(OH)2 is a strong base
    -Log(3.6 x 10^-6) = 8.85
  76. indicator paper can be used to measure the _____ of a solution
  77. What is a chemical dye that changes color based on the pH of a solution?
    acid-base indicator
  78. What is a method for using a neutralization reaction to determine the concentration of a solution?
  79. What is a reaction in which an acid and a base react to produce a salt and water
  80. what is a solution of a known concentration
    standard solution
  81. what is an ionic product of an acid-base reaction
  82. what is the point in a titration in which an indicator changes color
    end point
  83. what is the stoichiometric point of a titration
    equivalence point
  84. ____ resist change in pH
  85. a ____ can be a mixture of a weak acid and its conjugate base

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2010-05-13 02:08:32
Acids Bases

Chapter 18
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