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Steven D. Gammon + 7 others
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9781305580343

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Chapter 15, Problem 15.12QP
Textbook Problem

Which is more acidic, a solution having a pH of 4 or one having a pH of 5?

Expert Solution
Interpretation Introduction

Interpretation:

Which is more acidic from the given solution has to be identified.

Concept introduction:

pH is an logarithmic expression to express a solution is acidic, basic or neutral.  pH scale lies values between 1-14 and on which 7 is neutral, below 7 values are more acidic in nature and above 7 values are more basic in nature.

The pH is equal to  -log10c

Where, c is hydrogen ion concentration in moles per liter.

Explanation of Solution

  • We have two solutions, one is having pH = 4 and another one is pH = 5
  • We know that, a solution which have pH = 4 will have [H3O+] = 1 ×104

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