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
Solids and liquids are not included in the expression
Step 3: Calculate for x.
The acid-dissociation constant for hypochlorous acid (HClO) is 3.0x10 - 8.
Calculate the concentration of HClO at equilibrium if the initial concentration of HClO is 7.1×10−3 M.
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