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Ch.13 - Chemical Kinetics
Ch.14 - Chemical Equilibrium
Ch.15 - Acid and Base Equilibrium
Ch.16 - Aqueous Equilibrium
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Ch.23 - Transition Metals and Coordination Compounds

Solution: Given the concentration of a strong base solution (assume a Group IA metal with hydroxide), what is the correct procedure to determine the pH of the solution?A) Set concentration of the base equal to [OH -], convert to [H3O+] and solve for pHB) Find Kb and convert to Ka and use a table to find the equilibrium concentration of [H 3O+] and solve for pHC) Set concentration of the base equal to [H 3O+] and solve for pHD) Use a table to find the equilibrium concentration of the conjugate acid which is equal to [H  3O+] and solve for pHE) Find Kb , and set-up a table to find the equilibrium concentration of [OH -], convert to [H3O+] and solve for pH

Problem

Given the concentration of a strong base solution (assume a Group IA metal with hydroxide), what is the correct procedure to determine the pH of the solution?

A) Set concentration of the base equal to [OH -], convert to [H3O+] and solve for pH

B) Find Kb and convert to Ka and use a table to find the equilibrium concentration of [H 3O+] and solve for pH

C) Set concentration of the base equal to [H 3O+] and solve for pH

D) Use a table to find the equilibrium concentration of the conjugate acid which is equal to [H  3O+] and solve for pH

E) Find Kb , and set-up a table to find the equilibrium concentration of [OH -], convert to [H3O+] and solve for pH