Your tank of alkali fish needs a pH of 8, and the pH is 6 at present. What should you do to the #H^+# concentration?

1 Answer
Apr 3, 2018

Answer:

Decrease the #H^+# concentration 100 times.

Explanation:

pH of 6 means that the #H^+# concentration is #10^-6# M.
pH of 8 means that the #H^+# concentration is #10^-8# M.
The current concentration is #10^-6# M which needs to be divided by 100 in order to get #10^-8# M.