Chemistry Practice Problems Equivalence Point Practice Problems Solution: The pH at the equivalence point is above 7.00 for ...

Solution: The pH at the equivalence point is above 7.00 for the weak acid titration. Describe the reasons why this statement is true.

Problem

The pH at the equivalence point is above 7.00 for the weak acid titration. Describe the reasons why this statement is true.

Solution

We are asked to explain why the pH at the equivalence point of a weak acid is above 7.00.

Recall that the equivalence point is the point in a chemical reaction at which chemically equivalent quantities of acid and base have been mixed.

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