Quantcast

A community for students. Sign up today!

Here's the question you clicked on:

55 members online
  • 0 replying
  • 0 viewing

bugsey7

  • 2 years ago

If it requires 18.2 milliliters of 0.45 molar barium hydroxide to neutralize 38.5 milliliters of nitric acid, solve for the molarity of the nitric acid solution. Show all of the work used to solve this problem. Unbalanced equation: Ba(OH)2 + HNO3 yields Ba(NO3)2 + H2O I need help with this (: thanks!

  • This Question is Closed
  1. apoorvk
    • 2 years ago
    Best Response
    You've already chosen the best response.
    Medals 2

    Okay, so balance this first, we shall! \[\huge Ba(OH)_{2} + 2HNO _{3} -> Ba(NO _{3})_{2} +2 H _{2} O\]

  2. apoorvk
    • 2 years ago
    Best Response
    You've already chosen the best response.
    Medals 2

    now, 18.2 ml of 0.45M barium hydroxide means, 0.0081 moles of it. Now this is being used for some 'x' moles of of nitric acid. according to the balanced equation above, the no. of moles of nitric acid required is 2 times that of barium hydroxide. so, that means, we neutralised a total of 2*0.0081 moles of nitric acid. so, that means the solution contained 2*0.0081 moles of nitric acid, that is 0.0162 moles, in 38.5 ml of solution of it. so, you know now, 0.0.162 moles in --> 38.5ml of the solution. Can you try to find the molarity now?

  3. bugsey7
    • 2 years ago
    Best Response
    You've already chosen the best response.
    Medals 0

    I think so, I'll try, thank you.

  4. apoorvk
    • 2 years ago
    Best Response
    You've already chosen the best response.
    Medals 2

    Okay, post your answer, if you need to verify. :)

  5. bugsey7
    • 2 years ago
    Best Response
    You've already chosen the best response.
    Medals 0

    Okay, I will (:

  6. bugsey7
    • 2 years ago
    Best Response
    You've already chosen the best response.
    Medals 0

    I have a feeling I did it wrong, but is it 0.210 M ?

  7. bugsey7
    • 2 years ago
    Best Response
    You've already chosen the best response.
    Medals 0

    I think I plugged in a wrong number O: Ooopsies!

  8. bugsey7
    • 2 years ago
    Best Response
    You've already chosen the best response.
    Medals 0

    easy fix though o.O Maybe

  9. apoorvk
    • 2 years ago
    Best Response
    You've already chosen the best response.
    Medals 2

    Uh-oh. the answer should be just the double of that. Molarity ---> moles of solute per litre of the solution Okay, you must have plugged in, 0.081 right? yeah easy fix. :)

  10. bugsey7
    • 2 years ago
    Best Response
    You've already chosen the best response.
    Medals 0

    Should it be 0.420?

  11. bugsey7
    • 2 years ago
    Best Response
    You've already chosen the best response.
    Medals 0

    :D yay! I am glad I did it right other than that one mistake! Thank you so much ^__^

  12. apoorvk
    • 2 years ago
    Best Response
    You've already chosen the best response.
    Medals 2

    No problems! =]

  13. prowrestler
    • 7 months ago
    Best Response
    You've already chosen the best response.
    Medals 0

    hey @lowcard2

  14. Not the answer you are looking for?
    Search for more explanations.

    Search OpenStudy
    • Attachments:

Ask your own question

Ask a Question
Find more explanations on OpenStudy

Your question is ready. Sign up for free to start getting answers.

spraguer (Moderator)
5 → View Detailed Profile

is replying to Can someone tell me what button the professor is hitting...

23

  • Teamwork 19 Teammate
  • Problem Solving 19 Hero
  • You have blocked this person.
  • ✔ You're a fan Checking fan status...

Thanks for being so helpful in mathematics. If you are getting quality help, make sure you spread the word about OpenStudy.

This is the testimonial you wrote.
You haven't written a testimonial for Owlfred.