We are asked to **calculate the pH of a 0.10 M HCl solution.**

Remember that **HCl is a strong, monoprotic oxyacid**. It’s a strong oxyacid since there are 3 more O than H in the formula.

Recall that ** strong acids** completely dissociate in water and that

HCl_{(aq)} + H_{2}O_{(l)} → H_{3}O^{+}_{(aq)} + Cl^{–}_{(aq)}

What is the pH of a 0.10 M HCl solution?

A. 1.00

B. 13.00

C. 2.88

D. 1.25

E. 12.75

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