H vs H30+

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Soyoung Park 1H
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H vs H30+

Postby Soyoung Park 1H » Sat Dec 08, 2018 3:02 pm

How are hydrogen atoms and hydronium ions the same?

Casandra
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Re: H vs H30+

Postby Casandra » Sat Dec 08, 2018 3:10 pm

Soyoung Park 1H wrote:How are hydrogen atoms and hydronium ions the same?

H+ and H3O+ are the same in that the hydronium ion is just the H+ attached to a water molecule.

Lisa Werner 2F
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Re: H vs H30+

Postby Lisa Werner 2F » Sat Dec 08, 2018 5:35 pm

To expand from the previous reply, their concentrations are therefore interchangeable in the pH equation.


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