Equilibrium reaction: HClO(aq) + H2O(l) ⇌ ClO-(aq) + H3O+(aq)
Step 1: Construct an ICE chart for the reaction.
Step 2: Write the Ka expression and calculate for Ka.
Solids and liquids are not included in the expression
Ka = 2.884x10-8
Step 3: Calculate the equilibrium concentrations.
Hypochlorous acid, HClO, has a pKa of 7.54. What are [H3O+], pH, [ClO−], and [HClO] in 0.115 M HClO?
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