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Textbook Problem

Ethanol, CH3CH2OH, can undergo auto-ionization. Write the chemical equation for this auto-ionization. Explain how you arrived at this equation. At room temperature, the ion product for this self-ionization is 1.0 × 10−20. What is the concentration of each ion at this temperature? Show how you arrived at these concentrations.

Interpretation Introduction

Interpretation:

The chemical equation from the given information has to be written and at given temperature the concentration of each ion has to be determined.

Concept introduction:

Acid:

According to Bronsted-Lowry theory, a species which donates a proton in a proton transfer-reaction is said to be an acid.

Base:

According to Bronsted-Lowry theory, a species which accepts a proton in a proton transfer-reaction is said to be base.

Explanation

Ethanol undergo self-ionization to produce corresponding ethanol ions by transferring proton from one ethanol to another and the reaction can be represented as follows.

CH3CH2OH + CH3CH2OH CH3CH2OH2+ CH3CH2O-

In fact, in pure ethanol,

[CH3CH2OH2

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