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PH water and acid

  1. Mar 16, 2012 #1
    Hi all

    I have been reading over difference sites when they discuss pH and water and acids.
    I have under stood most of it.
    If I change the pH of an acid of say 3, to basic, i add water and this raises the pH of the subatance

    What I want to know is, does the molarity matter and type of acid I use matter or not if i want to see the change in pH myself by using litmis paper or a pH meter?
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  3. Mar 16, 2012 #2


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    Nope. Try again. Adding water won't make it basic but it will raise pH slightly due to dilution.

    Yes molarity matters as does the type of acid.
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