pH and pOH

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pH and pOH
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2013-08-01 02:19:27
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  1. In pH or pOH, what does p mean?
    the negative log of a quantity. (-log)
  2. acid increase the _______ in a solution?
    concentration of protons [H+]
  3. what is pH?
    negative log of hydrogen ion concentration.

    -log [H+]
  4. what is pOH?
    negative log of hydroxide ion concentration 

    -log [OH-]
  5. according to pH or pOH, what does neutral solution mean?
    7.
  6. mathematically explain what "acidic" means?
    [H+] (M) > 1.0 X 10^-7

    [OH-] (M) < 1.0 X 10^-7

    pH value is < 7
  7. what does [H+] represent?
    protons
  8. what does [OH-] represent?
    hydroxide ions
  9. mathematically explain what neutral means?
    [H+] (M) = 1.0 X 10^-7

    [OH-] (M) = 1.0 X 10^-7

    pH = 7.00
  10. mathematically explain what basic means?
    [H+] (M) < 1.0 X 10^-7

    [OH-] (M) > 1.0 X 10^-7

    pH > 7.00

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