A solution of ph 5 has _____ times more hydrogen ions than that of pure water.

QUESTION POSTED AT 23/05/2020 - 05:02 AM

Answered by admin AT 23/05/2020 - 05:02 AM

PH measures the concentration of hydrogen ions on the log 10 scale. Thus, a pH 5 solution has 2 order of magnitude difference from that of pure water, which has a pH of 7.

Therefore, 10^{2} = 100. A solution of pH 5 has 100 times more hydrogen ions that that of pure water.
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