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Determining pH of a solution

A solution was prepared by dissolving 2.3g NaOH in 2.0L water. This solution was then mixed with 1L pH = 1.0 HCl solution. What is the pH of the resulting solution? What is the pOH of the solution?

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By definition pH=-log([H+])

In this problem you need to find concentration of [H+]. Because we're adding some NaOH to an acid, the neutralisation reaction occurs. That is some of ...

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