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Balancing alkaline solutions

Posted: Sun Mar 17, 2019 9:10 am
by marcus lin 1E
When balancing alkaline half reactions why do we use OH- instead?

Re: Balancing alkaline solutions

Posted: Sun Mar 17, 2019 9:24 am
by Briana Lopez 4K
This is because OH- is used specifically for alkaline or basic solutions. Whereas H+ is associated with acidic solutions