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Homework Help: Ph of a substance

  1. Dec 13, 2007 #1
    1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data
    we are to use a logarithmic formula to give the ph of a substance.


    2. Relevant equations
    find the hydrogen content and show how to find the ph.


    3. The attempt at a solution

    i have checked the web to find a formula but am lost
     
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  3. Dec 13, 2007 #2

    mgb_phys

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    ph is (roughly for dilute solutions) the - log10 of the hydrogen ion concentration in moles/litre.
     
  4. Dec 13, 2007 #3

    chemisttree

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    wiki, wiki, wiki, I envoke thee. Come http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/PH" [Broken]
     
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  5. Dec 13, 2007 #4

    mgb_phys

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    Now you have revealed the secret of our effortless knowledge and must die.......

    evo - bring the fish slapping sharks with laser beams.
     
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  6. Dec 14, 2007 #5

    chemisttree

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    They will have no effect. I have an aluminum foil hat...
     
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