Calculating pH - Group 1 and Group 7

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Calculating pH - Group 1 and Group 7

Postby 104822659 » Tue Nov 29, 2016 2:03 am

Why don't group 1 or group 7 (like Na or Cl) affect pH?

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Re: Calculating pH - Group 1 and Group 7

Postby Jessica Huang 1M » Tue Nov 29, 2016 10:09 am

Na+ and Cl- are not strong enough to change H2O on a molecular level. Meaning that OH- or H3O+ are not produced when NaCl is added. Therefore the pH does not change.


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