In a solution with carbon tetrachloride as the solvent, the compound VCl 4 . undergoes dimerization: 2 VCl 4 ⇌ V 2 Cl 8 When 6.6834 g VCl 4 . is dissolved in 100.0 g carbon tetrachloride, the freezing point is lowered by 5.97°C. Calculate the value of the equilibrium constant for the dimerization of VCl 4 at this temperature. (The density of the equilibrium mixture is 1.696 g/cm 3 , and K f = 29.8°C kg/mol for CCl 4 .)

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In a solution with carbon tetrachloride as the solvent, the compound VCl4. undergoes dimerization:

2 VCl 4 V 2 Cl 8

When 6.6834 g VCl4. is dissolved in 100.0 g carbon tetrachloride, the freezing point is lowered by 5.97°C. Calculate the value of the equilibrium constant for the dimerization of VCl4 at this temperature. (The density of the equilibrium mixture is 1.696 g/cm3, and Kf = 29.8°C kg/mol for CCl4.)

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