Problem: What are the major species present in a 0.150-M NH 3 solution? Calculate the [OH -] and the pH of this solution.

FREE Expert Solution

Equilibrium reaction:        NH3 (aq) + H2O(l)  NH4+(aq) + OH-(aq)


Kb=productsreactantsKb=NH4+OH-NH4

Solids and liquids are not included in the expression


ICE CHART

View Complete Written Solution
Problem Details

What are the major species present in a 0.150-M NH 3 solution? Calculate the [OH -] and the pH of this solution.

Frequently Asked Questions

What scientific concept do you need to know in order to solve this problem?

Our tutors have indicated that to solve this problem you will need to apply the Weak Bases concept. If you need more Weak Bases practice, you can also practice Weak Bases practice problems.

What professor is this problem relevant for?

Based on our data, we think this problem is relevant for Professor Dieckmann's class at UTD.

What textbook is this problem found in?

Our data indicates that this problem or a close variation was asked in Chemistry: An Atoms First Approach - Zumdahl Atoms 1st 2nd Edition. You can also practice Chemistry: An Atoms First Approach - Zumdahl Atoms 1st 2nd Edition practice problems.