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Chapter 13, Problem 3SC
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The ideal pH of a swimming pool is 7.2. You measure the pH of your pool to be 6.5. What should you add, acid or base, to restore your pool to the ideal pH?

acid

base

neither

Interpretation Introduction

Interpretation:

The neutralization of the given solution is to be represented.

Concept Introduction:

Neutralization is a chemical reaction in which an acid and a base react to form their respective salts and involvement of H+ and OH forms water. Generally, the reaction is represented as:

Acid+Base Salt + Water

The salt formed through neutralization is neither acidic nor alkaline. The pH of such a solution is close to 7.

Explanation of Solution

Given information: The pH of the given solution (swimming pool) is 6.5.

Reason for the Correct option:

The given solution’s pH is 6.5. This shows that the given solution is acidic in nature and has a high concentration of H3O+. As the base is added to this solution, the OH ions of base reduce the concentration of H+ by forming water and the pH of the solution increases, towards 7

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