Establish the Ka expression of the dissolution of hypochlorous acid (HOCl) and determine the pH using an ICE chart
We will solve this problem through these steps:
Step 1: Write an equation for the dissociation of HOCl
Step 2: Write an expression for the Ka.
Step 3: Set up an ICE table to calculate the H3O+ ion concentration.
What is the pH of 0.65 M potassium formate, K[HCO2] aqueous solution? The Ka of formic acid, HCO2H, is 1.8 x 10-4.
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