Problem: For the remaining questions, assume that you start with 0.410 g of copper turnings: a) Calculate the initial number of moles of Cu. b) Calculate the minimum volume of 16.0 M HNO3 required to dissolve all of the copper. c) If, in practice, 5.0 mL of 16.0 M nitric acid were added to effect the dissolution of the copper (step 1), what would be the minimum volume of 4.00 M NaOH required to neutralize the remaining acid and convert all of the Cu2+(aq) to Cu(OH)2(s)? d) Calculate the minimum volume of 1.00 M H2SO4 required to dissolve all of the CuO(s). e) Calculate the minimum mass of zinc required to reduce all of the Cu 2+(aq) to Cu(s). (Note that, in practice, a significant excess of zinc is used due to loss of H 2(g).)

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For the remaining questions, assume that you start with 0.410 g of copper turnings: 

a) Calculate the initial number of moles of Cu. 

b) Calculate the minimum volume of 16.0 M HNO3 required to dissolve all of the copper. 

c) If, in practice, 5.0 mL of 16.0 M nitric acid were added to effect the dissolution of the copper (step 1), what would be the minimum volume of 4.00 M NaOH required to neutralize the remaining acid and convert all of the Cu2+(aq) to Cu(OH)2(s)? 

d) Calculate the minimum volume of 1.00 M H2SO4 required to dissolve all of the CuO(s). 

e) Calculate the minimum mass of zinc required to reduce all of the Cu 2+(aq) to Cu(s). 

(Note that, in practice, a significant excess of zinc is used due to loss of H 2(g).)


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