Problem: Complete the following table by calculating the missing entries. In each case indicate whether the solution is acidic or basic.pHpOH[H+][OH-]Acidic or basic?5.302.035.1×10−10 M8.7×10−2 MComplete the third row of the table.

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We're being asked to complete the 3rd row of the missing pH, pOH, [H+], [OH-], acidic or basic in the table.

The pH and pOH of a compound determine its acidity or basicity.

  • pH 
    • pH stands for the negative logarithmic function of a hydronium ion concentration
    • can be calculated using the following equation:
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Complete the following table by calculating the missing entries. In each case indicate whether the solution is acidic or basic.


pHpOH[H+][OH-]Acidic or basic?
5.30




2.03




5.1×10−10 M




8.7×10−2 M


Complete the third row of the table.

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