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A-Level chemistry Energetics HELP

Hi,

An equation for the decomposition of hydrogen peroxide is

2H2O2 --> 2H2O + O2

The rate of reaction can be determined by collecting the oxygen formed and measuring its volume at regular intervals.

Draw a diagram to show the apparatus that you would use to collect and measure the volume of the oxygen formed [2 marks]

Could anyone provide a visual aid as to what i'm supposed to draw?
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Original post by malik07
Hi,

An equation for the decomposition of hydrogen peroxide is

2H2O2 --> 2H2O + O2

The rate of reaction can be determined by collecting the oxygen formed and measuring its volume at regular intervals.

Draw a diagram to show the apparatus that you would use to collect and measure the volume of the oxygen formed [2 marks]

Could anyone provide a visual aid as to what i'm supposed to draw?

Oxygen is a gas, so surely you would have your reactants in a conical flask with a delivery tube feeding into something like a gas syringe (easier option) or an inverted measuring cylinder in a water bath (harder option)

See the first image shown here: https://www.minichemistry.com/collection-of-gases-and-measurement-of-their-volumes.html
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Original post by UtterlyUseless69
Oxygen is a gas, so surely you would have your reactants in a conical flask with a delivery tube feeding into something like a gas syringe (easier option) or an inverted measuring cylinder in a water bath (harder option)
See the first image shown here: https://www.minichemistry.com/collection-of-gases-and-measurement-of-their-volumes.html
Thank you!

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