Problem: Calculate the pH of 0.100 M sulfurous acid, H 2SO3. (Ka1 = 1.72 x 10 -2, Ka2 = 6.43 x 10 -8)

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Calculate the pH of 0.100 M sulfurous acid, H 2SO3.

(Ka1 = 1.72 x 10 -2, Ka2 = 6.43 x 10 -8)

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