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Concept: Discussing Arrhenius Acids and Bases. 

Problem: If 1 mol of each of the following substances were dissolved in 1 L of water, which solution would contain the highest concentration of OH- ions?a. H2SO4b. NH4Clc. KNO3d. NaOH 

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acids → forms H3O+ ions (not OH-) in water

bases → forms  OHions in water


a. H2SO+ H2O → H3O+ + HSO4-


b. NH4Cl → NH4+ + Cl-


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If 1 mol of each of the following substances were dissolved in 1 L of water, which solution would contain the highest concentration of OH- ions?

a. H2SO4
b. NH4Cl
c. KNO3
d. NaOH

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