What is the pH value of water containing 0.005 M of an acid with a acid dissociation constant of 0.001 M. The dissociation of the acid in water can be represented as: HA <-> H+ + A-
Mass balance equation: Cta=[HA]+[A](MBE)
Charge balance equation: CB = [H]=[A-]+[OH-]© BrainMass Inc. brainmass.com September 24, 2018, 1:35 pm ad1c9bdddf - https://brainmass.com/engineering/environmental-engineering/solving-ph-problem-9748
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