Hypochlorous acid, HClO, is a weak acid. The following is the equilibrium equation for its reaction with water:
HClO (aq) + H2O (l) ⇌ H3O+ (aq) + ClO- (aq) Ka = 2.9 x 10-8
What is the hydroxide ion concentration, [OH-], in a 1.98 M HClO solution?
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