[H3O+] =[OH-]

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Jordan_Wesson_2J
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[H3O+] =[OH-]

Postby Jordan_Wesson_2J » Thu Jan 17, 2019 8:32 pm

When does [H30+] = [OH-]?

Theodore_Herring_1A
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Re: [H3O+] =[OH-]

Postby Theodore_Herring_1A » Thu Jan 17, 2019 8:36 pm

Those values are equal when a substance is "neutral".

Michelle Song 1G
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Re: [H3O+] =[OH-]

Postby Michelle Song 1G » Thu Jan 17, 2019 8:48 pm

[H3O+][OH-] = 10^-14
If [H3O+] =[OH-], then they both equal 10^-7. pH = -log [H3O+] = -log[10^-7] = 7 so the solution is neutral.


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