Problem: In a neutral solution the concentration of __________.a) hydrogen ions is less than the concentration of hydroxide ionsb) water molecules is less than the concentration of hydroxide ionsc) water molecules is less than the concentration of hydrogen ionsd) hydrogen ions is greater than the concentration of hydroxide ionse) hydrogen ions is equal to the concentration of hydroxide ions. 

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Recall: Water dissociates into hydrogen and hydroxide ions.

H2O ⇋ H+ (hydrogen) + OH (hydroxide)

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In a neutral solution the concentration of __________.

a) hydrogen ions is less than the concentration of hydroxide ions

b) water molecules is less than the concentration of hydroxide ions

c) water molecules is less than the concentration of hydrogen ions

d) hydrogen ions is greater than the concentration of hydroxide ions

e) hydrogen ions is equal to the concentration of hydroxide ions. 

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