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J5 Sixth Edition

Posted: Sat Dec 08, 2018 8:24 am
by Claudia Luong 4K
For part c on J.5, for the net ionic equation the solutions manual says it is H+ + OH- -> 2H2O . Shouldn't it be H+ + OH- -> H2O? Or are they maybe using H3O+ instead of H+ in this equation? When do we use H3O+ instead of H+?

Re: J5 Sixth Edition

Posted: Sat Dec 08, 2018 9:10 am
by Elena Saab 4A
H3O+ and H+ are the same thing, H+ is just a shorthand for H3O+!