Problem: Calculate the pH of a 0.10 M solution of HOCl, Ka = 3.5 × 10–8.A) 8.46B) 4.23C) 1.00D) 3.73E) 3.23

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We're being asked to calculate the pH of 0.10 M HOCl

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.

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Calculate the pH of a 0.10 M solution of HOCl, Ka = 3.5 × 10–8.

A) 8.46

B) 4.23

C) 1.00

D) 3.73

E) 3.23

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