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Relationship between pKa, pKb, and pH

Posted: Tue Jan 15, 2019 8:31 pm
by makenzie2K
Given a pK value how do we calculate pH? The relationship is a little difficult to interpret from the text.

Re: Relationship between pKa, pKb, and pH

Posted: Tue Jan 15, 2019 9:57 pm
by Gary Qiao 1D
Given a pKa value, you can convert the pKa to Ka using pKa = -logKa. Because Ka = [H+][A-]/[HA], you could find [H+] .
-log[H+] would give the pH.