Problem: A) Calculate the pH of a 0.10 M solution of hypochlorous acid, HOCl. Ka of HOCl is 3.5×10-8. Express your answer numerically using two decimal places.    B) Calculate the pH of a 0.10 M solution of HCl. Express your answer numerically using two decimal places.

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A) Calculate the pH of a 0.10 M solution of hypochlorous acid, HOCl. Ka of HOCl is 3.5×10-8. Express your answer numerically using two decimal places.

B) Calculate the pH of a 0.10 M solution of HCl. Express your answer numerically using two decimal places.

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