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Solution: The Ka of hypochlorous acid (HClO) is 3.0 x 10-8 at 25.0 °C. What is the percent ionization of hypochlorous acid in a 0.015 M aqueous solution of HClO at 25.0°C? a. 0.14 b. 4.5 ⋅ 10-8  c. 1.4 ⋅ 10-3 

Problem

The Ka of hypochlorous acid (HClO) is 3.0 x 10-8 at 25.0 °C. What is the percent ionization of hypochlorous acid in a 0.015 M aqueous solution of HClO at 25.0°C?

a. 0.14
b. 4.5 ⋅ 10-8 
c. 1.4 ⋅ 10-3 
d. 14
e.  2.1 ⋅ 10-5