Problem: The hydroxide ion concentration in household ammonia is 3.2 × 10 −3 M at 25 °C. What is the concentration of hydronium ions in the solution?

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The pOH of a compound determines its basicity.

• pOH

▪ pOH stands for the negative logarithmic function of hydroxide concentration
can be calculated using the following equation:

pOH=-log [OH-]pOH=-log(3.2×10-3)

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The hydroxide ion concentration in household ammonia is 3.2 × 10 −3 M at 25 °C. What is the concentration of hydronium ions in the solution?

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