Problem: Which solution below has the highest concentration of hydroxide ions?A. pH = 6.0B. pH = 7.6C. pH = 4.5D. pH = 9.2E. pH = 12.4

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For this problem, we are being asked to determine the highest concentration of hydroxide ions

Recall that pH is the negative logarithmic function of hydronium ion concentration

pH=-log H+

[H+] and [OH-] are related by the equation:

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Which solution below has the highest concentration of hydroxide ions?

A. pH = 6.0

B. pH = 7.6

C. pH = 4.5

D. pH = 9.2

E. pH = 12.4

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