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Concept: pH Scale

Problem: The addition of a strong acid like HCl to an aqueous solution would result ina. an increase in pH.b. both the release of H+ and an increase in pH.c. both the release of H+ and a decrease in pH.d. the release of H+ into the solution.e. a decrease in pH.

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Recall: Water dissociates into hydrogen and hydroxide ions.

H2O ⇋ H+ (hydrogen) + OH (hydroxide)

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The addition of a strong acid like HCl to an aqueous solution would result in

a. an increase in pH.

b. both the release of H+ and an increase in pH.

c. both the release of H+ and a decrease in pH.

d. the release of H+ into the solution.

e. a decrease in pH.

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