Calculate the pH of a solution with a pOH of 5. Is this solution acidic or basic?

1 Answer
Jun 1, 2018

Answer:

#9# and basic

Explanation:

#"pH + pOH = 14" color(white)(...)#{Why does pH + pOH = 14?}

#"pH" = 14 - "pOH"#
#color(white)("pH") = 14 - 5#
#color(white)("pH") = 9#

We got #"pH"# more than #7#. Hence the solution is basic.