HW 6A.21

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tierra parker 1J
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HW 6A.21

Postby tierra parker 1J » Thu Jan 24, 2019 6:43 pm

for this problem they give you the Kw of water and it is 2.1 x 10^-14 and you have to find the hydronium and hydroxide concentration. in the answer explanation they made the two equal is it because it's water that hydronium and hydroxide equal?

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Re: HW 6A.21

Postby Ariel Cheng 2I » Thu Jan 24, 2019 7:34 pm

Because you know that the solution is neutral water (pH ~7), the hydronium and hydroxide concentrations must equal each other and balance each other out.

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