Problem: An acid solution is 0.120 M in HCl and 0.210 M in H2 SO4.What volume of a 0.160 M solution of KOH must be added to 550.0 mL of the acidic solution to completely neutralize all of the acid?        

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550.0 mL ×10-3 L1 mL×0.120 mol HCl1 L×1 mol H+1 mol HCl = 0.066 mol H+

550.0 mL ×10-3 L1 mL×0.210 mol H2SO41 L×2 mol H+1 mol H2SO4 = 0.231 mol H+


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An acid solution is 0.120 M in HCl and 0.210 M in H2 SO4.


What volume of a 0.160 M solution of KOH must be added to 550.0 mL of the acidic solution to completely neutralize all of the acid?        

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