Problem: The following equation represents what property of water? H2O ⇌ H + + OH –   a. it is oxidizing b. it is reducing c. it auto-ionizes d. it is both oxidizing and reducing e. it disproportionates

FREE Expert Solution
79% (127 ratings)
Problem Details

The following equation represents what property of water?

H2O ⇌ H + + OH

a. it is oxidizing

b. it is reducing

c. it auto-ionizes

d. it is both oxidizing and reducing

e. it disproportionates

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 Ka and Kb concept. You can view video lessons to learn Ka and Kb. Or if you need more Ka and Kb practice, you can also practice Ka and Kb practice problems.

What is the difficulty of this problem?

Our tutors rated the difficulty ofThe following equation represents what property of water? H...as low difficulty.

How long does this problem take to solve?

Our expert Chemistry tutor, Jules took 1 minute and 59 seconds to solve this problem. You can follow their steps in the video explanation above.