We’re being asked to calculate for the time it would take to produce 100 g of titanium metal using 2 A of current at a potential of 5V.
The solution is made up of TiCl4(aq) and it will break up in the solution:
TiCl4(aq) → Ti4+(aq) + 4 Cl-(aq)
Ti4+ needs to gain 4 electrons to become Ti(s):
Ti4+(aq) + 4 e- → Ti(s)
We can now calculate the time it will take it would take to produce 100 g of titanium metal:
Titanium metal is obtained from the reduction of TiCl4. How many hours would be required to produce 100 g of titanium metal using 2 A of current at a potential of 5V?
A. 112 hr
B. 224 hr
C. 14 hr
D. 28 hr
E. 560 hr
F. 54 hr
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