6B.9

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6B.9

Postby ayushibanerjee06 » Sun Dec 01, 2019 5:39 pm

For 6B.9 i), the H3O+ concentration is 1.50 M and when I do the pH of that I get a negative number. What am I doing wrong?

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Re: 6B.9

Postby Bradley Whitworth 4B » Sun Dec 01, 2019 7:45 pm

You're not wrong, solutions with a pH that's negative are known as a superacids and they are possible, just not common. If you are taking the log base 10 of a number greater than 1 you'll get a positive number hence a negative pH.


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