Problems and Solutions
Problem : Place the following in order of decreasing solubility in ammonia:
CH2Cl2, CH4, H2O
Which solvent, water or hexane (CH3(CH2)4CH3), would you choose to dissolve each of the following substances?
a. Ethanol (CH3CH2OH) b. CCl4 c. H2S d. Benzene (C6H6)
Suppose you have 1.0 mole of nitrogen in a sealed container with 1.0 mole of water. Now, imagine that you have siphoned out half of the water from that container. What would happen to the concentration of nitrogen gas dissolved in the water?