Unit 1 Problem Solving
Â Find the answers to the following problems by providing line-by-line (step-by-step) solutions for each applicable question. You must show your work for questions 1-4 to get full credit for each question. Each question is worth 20 points. Please be sure to include the appropriate units as part of your final answer.
Â 1. Mercury, the only metal that exists as a liquid at room temperature, melts at 234.3 K. Convert this melting point to degrees Celsius.
2. Mercury has a boiling point of 356.58Â°C. Convert this temperature to degrees Fahrenheit.
Â 3. Mercury metal is poured into a graduated cylinder that holds exactly 22.5 mL. The mercury used to fill the cylinder weighs 306.0 g. From this information, calculate the density of mercury, in grams per cubic centimeter.
Â 4. What is the density of mercury in pounds per cubic inch (lb/in3)? a. 1 lb = 454g, 1 in= 2.54 cm.
Â 5. What are some of the physical and chemical properties of Mercury? Mention at least two of each.