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Calculate the pH of a solution that has a hydroxide ion concentration, [OH–], of 3.30 x 10-5 M.

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Step 1

The acidity or bascity of a solution is defined in terms of pH.

pH, mathematically, is -log[H+]. 

Similarly, pOH = -log[OH-]

Step 2

pH and pOH are related as pH + pOH = 14

Given, [OH-] = 3.30 x 10-5 M

pOH = -log[OH-] =  -log(3.30 x 10-5 )

pOH = -(-4.4815)

So, pO...

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