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Species in solution: Al(H2O)63+, NO3-, H2O
Al(H2O)63+⟶ Stronger acid than H2O
Dominant equilibrium: Al(H2O)63+(aq) + H2O(l) ⇌ H3O+(aq) +Al(H2O)52+(aq)
Solving for x = [H3O+]
Calculate the pH of a 0.050-M Al(NO 3)3 solution. The Ka value for Al(H2O)63+ is 1.4 X 10-5.
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