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Changes Of pH values

  1. Oct 5, 2004 #1
    Changes Of pH values....

    Could You Guys Help Me Out With THis Question Please,

    Why would the pH of a solution not change by much when a little amount of acid or alkali are added to the solution??
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  3. Oct 5, 2004 #2


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    Hello, buffer solutions generally resist pH changes, but if there is no buffer solution, there can be huge changes in pH. Even in buffer solutions, the final pH changes a bit, but this is tolerable of course when compared to the absence of buffer.
  4. Oct 5, 2004 #3
    Are you giving us the entire question. Is changes depending on the amount that is put in there depending on the solution. But, the term much and little are both relative terms, so you need to be more specific about your question.

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