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Problem: Calculate the concentration of all species in a 0.180 M solution of H2CO3find : [H2CO3] , [HCO3-] , [CO3-2] , [H3O+] , [OH-]

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H2CO3 + H2 HCO3- + H3O+



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Ka1 =[HCO3-][H3O+][H2CO3]4.3×10-7 = (x)(x)(0.180-x)4.3×10-7 = x20.180 - x


[H2CO3]initialKa1 = 0.1804.x×10-7>>>500


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Calculate the concentration of all species in a 0.180 M solution of H2CO3
find : 

[H2CO3] , [HCO3-] , [CO3-2] , [H3O+] , [OH-]

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