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Postby Samuel G Rivera - Discussion 4I » Fri Jan 17, 2020 8:58 pm

If you dilute a solution that is, for example, 1 mL to 10 mL, will [H3O+] and [OH-] both be divided by 10? My question is based off 6B.11.

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Re: Dilution

Postby Ipsita Srinivas 1K » Fri Jan 17, 2020 9:28 pm

I'm not sure but I'm guessing that's true? I am assuming that the solute is causing dissociation of H2O and I'm thinking since there is a reduction in solute moles for a given volume of solution, there will also be less dissociation of water into [H3O+] and [OH-].

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