The [#H^+#] (#H^+# concentration) in a solution is #1 x 10^-8# M. What is the pH of the solution?

1 Answer
Dec 8, 2016

Answer:

#pH = 8#

Explanation:

The pH can be obtained directly from the concentration using the formula below:
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Take the -logarithm of the concentration of hydrogen ions that are in the solution:

#pH = -log (1xx10^(-8)M) = 8.#

Therefore, the pH of the solution is 8.