Problem: Assuming equal concentrations, rank these solutions by pH from highest pH to lowest pHSr(OH)2(aq), NaOH(aq), NH3(aq), HBrO(aq), HBr(aq)Please explain with explanation.

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  • Recall that as pH value decreases, acidity increases while as pH increases, basicity increases

  • Sr(OH)2 and NaOH appear as strong base, NH3 as weak base, HBrO as weak acid while HBr is a strong acid

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Assuming equal concentrations, rank these solutions by pH from highest pH to lowest pH

Sr(OH)2(aq), NaOH(aq), NH3(aq), HBrO(aq), HBr(aq)

Please explain with explanation.

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