CHE 17 Name
May 2, 1997
1. Predict the products for the following chemical reactions and balance the equations.
(a) H2SO4 + Al(OH)3
(b) CH3CH2CH2CH2CH3 + O2
2. A conjugate acid-base pair such as H2PO4- and HPO42- qualify as a
(a) strong acid-strong base pair.
(b) buffer system.
(c) substitute for hemoglobin.
(d) structural oddity.
3. Give an example of an alkene. (Your answer should include a structural formula; a chemical name is not necessary.)
5. Explain briefly why there are so many organic compounds.