Equilibrium reaction: HClO(aq) + H2O(l) ⇌ ClO-(aq) + H3O+(aq)
Step 1: Construct an ICE chart for the reaction.
Step 2: Write the Ka expression and calculate for Ka.
Solids and liquids are not included in the expression
Step 3: Calculate the equilibrium concentrations.
Determine the [H3O+] in a 0.265 M HCIO solution. The Ka of HCIO is 2.9 x 10-8.
A) 1.1 × 10-10 M
B) 8.8 × 10-5 M
C) 4.9 × 10-4 M
D) 7.7 × 10-9 M
E) 1.3 × 10-6 M
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