Problem: The lattice energy of CaF2 is the energy change for which one, if any, of the following processes?A. Ca2+(s) + 2F-(g) → CaF2(g)B. CaF2(g) → CaF2(s)C. Ca(g) + 2F(g) → CaF2(s)D. CaF2(aq) → CaF2(s)E. none of these choices is correct

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Recall: lattice energy: energy released when gaseous ions form an ionic solid


A+(g) + B(g) AB(g)

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The lattice energy of CaF2 is the energy change for which one, if any, of the following processes?

A. Ca2+(s) + 2F-(g) → CaF2(g)

B. CaF2(g) → CaF2(s)

C. Ca(g) + 2F(g) → CaF2(s)

D. CaF2(aq) → CaF2(s)

E. none of these choices is correct

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