Problem: The OH– concentration in a 0.083 M NaOH solution isA) 0.083 M.      B) 1.21 x 10–13 M.      C) 8.30 x 10–16 M.      D) 7 M.    E) 8.30 x 1012 M.

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We’re being asked to calculate the OH- concentration in 0.083 M NaOH solution.


Let’s first determine what type of base is NaOH:

Any Group 1A metal when combined with OH-, H-, O2- or NH2- makes a strong base

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The OH concentration in a 0.083 M NaOH solution is

A) 0.083 M.      

B) 1.21 x 10–13 M.      

C) 8.30 x 10–16 M.      

D) 7 M.    

E) 8.30 x 1012 M.

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