We’re being asked to calculate the pOH of 0.040 M HClO3
Step 1. Identify if HClO3 is a weak or strong acid/base
Step 2. Calculate for [H+] or [OH-]
Step 3. Calculate for pOH
Step 1. Let’s first determine what type of acid is HClO3
• If your oxyacid has 2 or more oxygens than hydrogens then your oxyacid is a strong acid.
Since we have 3 Os and 1 H in HClO3, HClO3 will be categorized as a strong acid
What is the pOH of a 0.040 M solution of HCIO3?
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