# What is a mesure of the acidity of a compound?

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pH. It measures the concentration of hydrogen ions in a solution.

#### Explanation:

pH is a measure of the hydrogen ion concentration in a solution.

The higher the concentration, the more acidic the solution.

You can calculate pH by using the formula:

=> Where

=> Where

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Why, the

#### Explanation:

When we assess the acidity of a compound we interrogate the completion of the following equilibrium.........

As with any equilibrium, we can write the

This is an equation, that we can treat as we would any other equation.......We can take

On rearrangement..............

But by definition,

And so, finally...............

So given the