SIR PLEASE EXPLAIN THIS QUESTION STEP BY STEP AND BRIEFLY SOLVE SO QUESTION IS:CALCULATE pH of a 1.0x10-8M solution of HCL.

Asked by neetu athwal | 20th Dec, 2013, 05:53: PM

Expert Answer:

pH is defined as the negative log of Hydrogen ion concentration of a solution. pH = -log[H+]

We are given that the concentration of HCl solution is 1 X 10-8. Therefore, its pH will be

pH = -log [ 1 X 10-8]

= -(-8 log 10)

Now log 10 = 1, therefore,

pH = 8 X 1 = 8

Answered by Hanisha Vyas | 20th Dec, 2013, 07:01: PM

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