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What the ratio of the "concentrations of two species" are?

Posted: Sun Aug 21, 2011 12:50 pm
by Chem_Mod
Question: How do we know what the ratio of the "concentrations of the two species" are? How do we know which concentration is the numerator and which one is the denominator?

Re: what the ratio of the "concentrations of two species' a

Posted: Sun Aug 21, 2011 12:50 pm
by Chem_Mod
Answer: It doesn't matter if you put the acid/base or the base/acid. The same answer should be obtained and based on the question the value can be inversed to find the right ratio.