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rikolivares wrote:This part is a little confusing for me. If, basic solutions have less H3O+ than acids, and the pH log measures the amount of H3O+, then why do the larger numbers (8-14) correspond to bases?
pH = -log10
With this knowledge, the pH of a number like 10-1 (pH = 1) would be lower than the pH of a number like 10-5 (pH = 5).
10-1 is a larger number than 10-5, so the pH scale looks kind of backwards but it actually makes sense!
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