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Hi! Adding on to this question, is pH associated with strong acids/bases and is pKa associated with weak acids/bases? I think I remember learning that if a reaction has a Ka/Kb value, that means it is a weak acid/base. If anyone could clarify, that would be great! Thanks!
Hi, I believe that pH would be more used for showing the concentration of H3O+ since pH is gotten from -log[H3O+] while pKa is more related to dissociation of the acid since it's gotten from -log(Ka). It may also depend on the information given and what the question is asking. Hope this helps!
An easy way to think about it would be to think of p as a modifier that states the relative amount of things that are released. pH is then a measure of the number of H3O+ ions that are created when something dissolves. pKa would be the measure of the relative number of disassociations that happen when and acid is dissolved.
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