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# Calculating the total alkalinity and concentrations of ions

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1. A water sample has a pH of 8.21 and a total calcium concentration of 143 ppm.
(a) What are the molar concentrations of CO3 2- and HCO3- ?
(b) What is the total alkalinity of the water?

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#### Solution Summary

The concentrations of carbonate and bicarbonate ions along with the alkalinity is calculated

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