weak acids have higher pH values?

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Alexandra Bartolome 2H
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weak acids have higher pH values?

Postby Alexandra Bartolome 2H » Sat Dec 07, 2019 4:08 pm

Why do solutions of weak acids have higher pH values than solutions of strong acids at the same concentration? Is it simply because solutions of weak acids have less hydronium ions present than solutions of strong acids?

Nicholas Chin 1G
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Re: weak acids have higher pH values?

Postby Nicholas Chin 1G » Sat Dec 07, 2019 4:11 pm

Yes, it's just because strong acids dissociate more, so there will be more H+ present in a strong acid solution than a weak acid one even if they have the same concentration.


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