We’re being asked to determine the H3O+ concentration of blood plasma with pH 7.59. Recall that pH is given by:
A patient with respiratory alkalosis has a blood plasma pH of 7.59. What is the [H3O+] of the blood plasma?
Express your answer to two significant figures and include the appropriate units.
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