Problem: You add a small amount of HCl to a solution of 0.20 M HBrO and 0.20 M NaBrO. What do you expect to happen? 1. The [OH−] will decrease slightly. 2. The H+ ions will react with the HBrO molecules. 3. The pH will increase slightly. 4. The Ka for HBrO will increase. 

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You add a small amount of HCl to a solution of 0.20 M HBrO and 0.20 M NaBrO. What do you expect to happen?

1. The [OH] will decrease slightly.

2. The H+ ions will react with the HBrO molecules.

3. The pH will increase slightly.

4. The Ka for HBrO will increase. 

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