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