What is the pH of a .073 M #HCl# solution?

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Aug 13, 2016

Answer:

The solution has a pH of 1.14

Explanation:

Since HCl is a strong acid, meaning that it completely ionizes when dissolved in water, the pH can be obtained directly from the concentration using the formula below:

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Take the -logarithm of the concentration of hydronium ions that are in the solution:

#pH = -log (0.073M) = 1.14#