Chemistry

Define each of the following terms and indicate one use of each

a) Define each of the following terms and indicate one use of each:

(i) Nuclear fission; (ii) Nuclear fusion.

(b) Alpha particle emission by ^293_25U) proceduces an element A. Beta particle emission by the particle A produces another element B. Element B also undergoes alpha particle emission to produce (^227_89AC). Write balanced equations to represent the above statement.

(c) The models below represent the filling of orbitals in an atom.

State which rule(s) is/are violated or obeyed by each model.

(d) Explain why the boiling point of H(_2)S with relative molecular mass of 34 is lower than that of H(_2)O with relative molecular mass of 18.

 

(e) HCI is passed into each of the following solvents:

(i) water;

(ii) methylbenzene. I. State the effect of each solution on blue litmus paper II. Compare the electrical conductivities of the two solutions.

 

(f) Zinc dust is added to copper (II) tetraoxosulphate (VI) solution. State;

(i) what is observed; (ii) the type of reaction that occurs.