1. Limited time only! Sign up for a free 30min personal tutor trial with Chegg Tutors
    Dismiss Notice
Dismiss Notice
Join Physics Forums Today!
The friendliest, high quality science and math community on the planet! Everyone who loves science is here!

Homework Help: Alkalinity OH and free acid value CH3OOH

  1. Jun 30, 2006 #1
    i hv some problems , could anybody suggest me . does alkalinity ( as OH- ) and free acid value ( as CH3OOH ) can we convert any of them to be the same unit ? as i want to compare it is the same value or not but one it's show in OH and another one show it CH3OOH. or we could not compare as it's different testing method ?
  2. jcsd
  3. Jul 1, 2006 #2


    User Avatar
    Staff Emeritus
    Science Advisor
    Gold Member

    I'm not sure what your after here but pH could be used to compare the concentrations of protons (or oxonium ions) and hydroxide ions.
Share this great discussion with others via Reddit, Google+, Twitter, or Facebook