# How do you find the value of #[OH^-]# for a solution with a pH of 8.00?

##### 1 Answer

#### Explanation:

Water undergoes so-called

At

This is a mathematical equation which we can divide, multiply, or otherwise manipulate provided that we does it to both sides.....One think that we can do is take

And thus

(Why? Because mathematically,

And so

BUT,

And so (at last!)

And so (after all that!) if

Claro?

Note the logarithmic function is something that you learn about in mathematics; it is very powerful, and useful. Its application to chemistry is (I think) rather straightforward. If there is still an issue, voice it and someone will help you.