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The volume of a certain bacterial cell is 1.60 µm3. (a) What is its volume in cubic millimeters (mm3)? (b) What is the volume of 105 cells in liters (L)? [show all the conversion factors that were used in calculating the answers]

Particle in a Box

A particle is constrained to lie along a one-dimensional line segment between 0 and a. The probability of finding the particle along this line segment is seen in attached file. A. Find the proportionality constant, ie., normalize the function. B. Calculate the expectation values of X and X^2 for n=1 and n=2. C. Find t

Dilution Processes

I need help in solving this word problem: A corrupt barman attempts to prepare 100ml of some drink by mixing 30ml of ethanol with 70 ml of water. Does he succeed? If not, what volumes should have been mixed in order to arrive at a mixture of the same strength but of the required volume?

Precipitation calculations

Precipitation Calculations. Will a precipitate of calcium sulfate (Ksp = 2.4 x 10-5) form when 50.0 mL of 0.00150 M calcium chloride and 25.0 mL of 0.0100 M sodium sulfate are mixed? Why or why not?

Colors and bands

What color has the smallest band in the spectrum of a tungsten light bulb? I have guessed yellow because the waves are shortest but don't know if I am right.

Total pressure

A closed flask contains a .25 moles of O2 which exerts a pressure of .50 atm. If .75 moles of CO2 is added to the container what is the total pressure in the flask? please provide step by step instructions with explanantion thank u.

General Chemistry - Orbitals and Configuration

Which one of the following configurations depicts an excited oxygen atom? a. 1s22s22p2 b. 1s22s22p23s2 c. 1s22s22p4 d. [He]2s22p4 e. 1s22s22p1 In a ground-state manganese atoms, the _____ subshell is partially filled. a. 4s b

Radioactive isotope intravenously

Your patient needs to receive 7.2mCi of a radioactive isotope intravenously. the isotope is supplied in vials containing 7.00cc of liquid and each vial has an activity of 80mCi. How many mL of teh liquid should your patient receive? How to set up this problem?Step by step instructions please.Very detailed

Which of the following is incorrectly named?

Which of the following is incorrectly named? a. PCL3 - phosphorus trichloride b. SO2 - sulfur dioxide c. CO carbon monoxide d. N2O nitrogen oxide I am having troubles I think they are ALL correct!

Chemical Properties

Which of the following is true of Cu-36? It has ________. a. 29 electrons b. 63 protons c. 63 neutrons d. 29 neutrons

Concentration of Salt

What is the concentration of g salt per 100 g water of a saturated solution in which 3.82 g of salt are dissolved in 9.54 g of water?

Percentage Yields

In the equation CaO+3C > CaC2+CO, where 75.5 kg of CaO produces 85.9 kg of Calcium carbide, how much calcium carbide will be produced if the percentage yield is 92.4%?

Gas Laws

Photosynthesizing autrotrophs use water to change carbon dioxide into glucose. Oxygen is a waste product. If the Beast's rose produces 0.500 mol of glucose, what is the pressure of (O2) that forms in the 5.0 L jar covering the flower in the cold castle (11 degrees celsius)? Do not worry about how the reactants got in.

Pressure Conversions

A radio station announcer reports the atmospheric pressure to be 99.6 kPa. What is the pressure in atmospheres? In millimeters of mercury?

Calculate minimum OH

The solubility product of Mg(OH)2 is 1.2E-11. What minimum OH- concentration must be attained (for example, by adding NaOH) to decrease the Mg2+ concentration in a solution of Mg(NO3)2 to less than 1.9E-10 M?

Gas Constant

When do you use 0.08206 l atm versus 8.345 l atm? Can you tell me how you decipher when to use one or the other generally? Thank you.


How can i find the pressure of oxygen if it's in a mixture of .40 moles of oxygen and .20 moles of nitrogen at 1.2 atm pressure

Partial pressure

I cant remember how to find the partial pressure of o2 when the container has .76 mol of N2, .18 mol of O2, .031 MOl of He, and .026 mol of H2 at 744mmHg.

Combustion of c3h5n3o9

I cant remember how to find the volume of the gas produced when 1kg of nitroglycerine explodes at a temp of 1985*C at 1 atm.

Calculating volume of water evaporated

A 230mL sample of a 0.276 M CaCl2 solution was left on a hot plate overnight; the following morning, the solution is 1.10 M. What volume of water evaporated from the 0.276 M CaCl2 solution?