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Kavee Dodampahala 4E
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Kw

Postby Kavee Dodampahala 4E » Sat Dec 07, 2019 5:15 pm

What does Kw represent?

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Re: Kw

Postby Chem_Mod » Sat Dec 07, 2019 6:55 pm

Kw was not discussed in 14A so you do not need to know it. It is the equilibrium constant for the autoionization of water into [OH-] and [H3O+]

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Re: Kw

Postby ATingin_3I » Sat Dec 07, 2019 10:41 pm

Chem_Mod wrote:Kw was not discussed in 14A so you do not need to know it. It is the equilibrium constant for the autoionization of water into [OH-] and [H3O+]


so we can ignore that section in the textbook?

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Re: Kw

Postby Chem_Mod » Sun Dec 08, 2019 10:18 am

Yes, Kw calculations will be covered in 14B


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