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Anonymous asked in Science & MathematicsChemistry · 1 month ago

acid/base question?

1. How do you calculate the theoretical pH of a strong acid w/o a pH meter?

2. How do you calculate the theoretical pH of a weak acid w/o a pH meter?

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    1. Use the following equation:

    pH = -log [H^+]

    2. Use the following equation (for a generic acid):

    Ka = ([H^+] [A^-]) / [HA]

    then use the equation in 1.

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