Explore BrainMass

Explore BrainMass

    Mathematics of pH Acidity

    Not what you're looking for? Search our solutions OR ask your own Custom question.

    This content was COPIED from BrainMass.com - View the original, and get the already-completed solution here!

    If 50.0 mL of a 0.1 solution of HOAc (Ka = 1.8 x 10^-5) has been titrated to the equivalence point with 0.1 M NaOH solution, what is the pH of the resulting solution? Please explain the math. Thanks.

    © BrainMass Inc. brainmass.com March 4, 2021, 5:59 pm ad1c9bdddf
    https://brainmass.com/chemistry/physical-chemistry/mathematics-ph-acidity-22479

    Solution Preview

    For this question, you must get familiar with what I call ICE tables. Whenever you have titrations, you need to talk about moles as well. As for the equivalence point, you need moles of acid to equal moles of base.
    M x volume = moles for each component
    0.050 L x 0.1 M = 0.005 moles of HOAc, which means that I need 0.005 moles of NaOH, so I will need 50 mL of the 0.1 M ...

    Solution Summary

    This solution calculates the level of pH acidity, given the equivalence point parameter.

    $2.49

    ADVERTISEMENT