Let’s first write the balanced reaction between HCl and NaOH:
▪ HCl → strong binary acid
▪ NaOH → (OH- with Group 1A ion) → strong base
▪ the reaction between a strong base and strong acid → no need to create an ICE chart
Balanced reaction: HCl(aq) + NaOH(aq) → H2O(l) + NaCl(aq)
The flask shown here contains 10.0 mL of HCl and a few drops of phenolphthalein indicator. The buret contains 0.130 M NaOH. What volume of NaOH is needed to reach the endpoint of the titration?
What was the initial concentration of HCl?
Frequently Asked Questions
What scientific concept do you need to know in order to solve this problem?
Our tutors have indicated that to solve this problem you will need to apply the Strong Acid Strong Base Titrations concept. You can view video lessons to learn Strong Acid Strong Base Titrations. Or if you need more Strong Acid Strong Base Titrations practice, you can also practice Strong Acid Strong Base Titrations practice problems.