Problem: Calcium hydroxide is a strong base. Compute [Ca2+] and [OH−] for a solution that is prepared by dissolving 0.60 g of Ca(OH)2 in enough water to make a 1500 mL of solution. [Atomic weights: Ca=40, O=16, H=1]a. 5.4x10-3, 9.1x10-3b. 5.4x10-3, 1.08x10-2c. 5.4x10-3, 5.4x10-3d. 1.8x10-2, 1.8x10-2

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Recall that molarity is given by:

Molarity = moles of soluteLiters of solution


We are going to do the following steps to solve this problem:
Step 1: Determine moles of solute

Step 2: Determine Liters of solution

Step 3: Determine the molarity of the solution

Step 4: Determine the molarity of each ions



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Calcium hydroxide is a strong base. Compute [Ca2+] and [OH] for a solution that is prepared by dissolving 0.60 g of Ca(OH)2 in enough water to make a 1500 mL of solution. [Atomic weights: Ca=40, O=16, H=1]

a. 5.4x10-3, 9.1x10-3

b. 5.4x10-3, 1.08x10-2

c. 5.4x10-3, 5.4x10-3

d. 1.8x10-2, 1.8x10-2


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