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## What is the relation of pH and pOH?

The pOH scale is similar to the pH scale in that a pOH of 7 is indicative of a neutral solution. A basic solution has a pOH less than 7, while an acidic solution has a pOH of greater than 7.

**What is the pOH if the pH is 4?**

The pOH Concept Consider a solution with a pH = 4.0. The [H+] of the solution would be 1.0 × 10-4 M. Dividing Kw by this yields a [OH−] of 1.0 × 10-10 M. Finally the pOH of the solution equals -log(1.0 × 10-10) = 10.

**What is the value of pH pOH?**

At this temperature, then, neutral solutions exhibit pH = pOH = 6.31, acidic solutions exhibit pH less than 6.31 and pOH greater than 6.31, whereas basic solutions exhibit pH greater than 6.31 and pOH less than 6.31.

### What is the relation between pH and pOH at 25 degree C?

Key Concepts and Summary At 25 °C, the autoprotolysis equilibrium for water requires the sum of pH and pOH to equal 14 for any aqueous solution.

**Is pOH 9 acidic or basic?**

Key Concepts

pOH=0 | pOH=9 |
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Very Basic | Slightly Acidic |

**What is the pOH if the pH is 3?**

So, if the pH of your acidic solution is three, you can plug this in the equation above to find the pOH: Thus, For a 0.001 M solution of HCl, the pH is three, and the pOH is 11. You can also do the inverse calculation.

## Why does pH and pOH equal 14?

pH and pOH are the log concentrations of protons and hydroxide ions, respectively. The sum of pH and pOH is always 14. This is because the product of proton concentration and hydroxide concentration must always equal the equilibrium constant for the ionization of water, which is equal to .

**What is the pH and pOH of pure water?**

The pH of pure water is 7, the negative logarithm of 1 X 10-7. A neutral solution is one that is neither acidic nor basic. The hydrogen ion concentration equals the hydroxide ion concentration, and both equal 1 X 10-7 M. In a neutral solution, then, pH = pOH = 7.

**How much stronger is a pH of 2 than a pH of 5?**

The pH is equal to −log10 c, where c is the hydrogen ion concentration in moles per litre. Hence pH 2 is 1000 times stronger than pH 5.

### What is pOH equal to?

The pOH of a solution is the negative logarithm of the hydroxide-ion concentration. pOH = -log[OH – ] The pH of a solution can be related to the pOH.

**Can you calculate the POH of a solution?**

If either the pH or the pOH of a solution is known, the other can be quickly calculated. Example: A solution has a pOH of 11.76. What is the pH of this solution?

**When do you use the terms pH and Poh?**

The terms pH and pOH are used to express the amounts of H+ and OH– ions present in an aqueous solution. These expressions are given as minus log values of the concentration of solute. pH refers to the “potential of hydrogen”. It can be used to determine whether a solution is acidic, basic or neutral.

## How to calculate the pH of a solution?

If a solution has [OH-] = 3 E-3, what is the pH? Since we know the [OH-], we can use the formula pOH = -log [OH-] Plug in the known information: pOH = -log [3 E-3] Solve the equation on a graphing calculator: pOH = 2.5. We can then use another equation to help solve for pH: pH + pOH = 14.

**What is the pH and POH of pure water at 25 °C?**

At 25 °C, the value of Kw is 1.0 × 10−14, and so: As we learned earlier, the hydronium ion molarity in pure water (or any neutral solution) is 1.0 × 10 −7 M at 25 °C. The pH and pOH of a neutral solution at this temperature are therefore: pH = −log [H 3 O +] = −log (1.0 × 10 −7) = 7.00