You may want to reference (Pages 284 - 288) Section 7.8 while completing this problem.
Potassium and hydrogen react to form the ionic compound potassium hydride. Use data in Figures 7.10 and 7.12 to determine the energy change in kJ/mol for the following two reactions:
K(g) + H(g) → K+(g) + H–(g)
K(g) + H(g) → K–(g) + H+(g)
Frequently Asked Questions
What scientific concept do you need to know in order to solve this problem?
Our tutors have indicated that to solve this problem you will need to apply the Periodic Trend: Cumulative concept. You can view video lessons to learn Periodic Trend: Cumulative. Or if you need more Periodic Trend: Cumulative practice, you can also practice Periodic Trend: Cumulative practice problems.