pH less than 0?

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pH less than 0?

Postby karinaseth_1A » Sat Dec 07, 2019 5:36 pm

On homework problem 6B.9, you are given the concentration of H3O+ as 1.5M. The pH of this would be negative, making the pOH greater than 14. The textbook solution manual shows that the pH is positive. How is this true?

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Re: pH less than 0?

Postby Chem_Mod » Sat Dec 07, 2019 7:05 pm

The solutions manual has a mistake; you are correct that it would be negative


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