The reaction of NaOH with HCl is as follows:
NaOH(aq) + HCl(aq) → NaCl(aq) + H2O(l)
Recall that molarity is defined by:
We first need to determine the moles of HCl present from the given molarity and volume:
Potatoes can be peeled commercially by soaking them in a 3-M to 6-M solution of sodium hydroxide, then removing the loosened skins by spraying them with water. Does a sodium hydroxide solution have a suitable concentration if titration of 12.00 mL of the solution requires 30.6 mL of 1.65 M HCI to reach the end point?
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