Problem: What is the pH and pOH of 1.0 x 10-3 M NaOH?

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We’re being asked to calculate the pH of a 1.0x10-3 M NaOH 

Let’s first determine what type of base is NaOH

Any Group 1A metal when combined with OH-, H-, O2- or NH2- makes a strong base

Na (Group 1A metal) is paired with OH-

NaOH → strong base

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What is the pH and pOH of 1.0 x 10-3 M NaOH?

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