Problem: a. What is the pH of a 0.100 M HI solution? Is that neutral, acidic, or basic?  b. What is the pOH of a 0.100 M HI solution? Is that neutral, acidic, or basic?  c. What is the pOH of a 0.100 M KOH solution? Is that neutral, acidic, or basic?  d. What is the pH of a 0.100 M KOH solution? Is that neutral, acidic, or basic?  

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HI → common strong acid

KOH → hydroxide of Group 1A metal → Strong base

Regardless of the concentration, strong acid will always be acidic while strong base will always be basic

a. What is the pH of a 0.100 M HI solution? → Acidic

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a. What is the pH of a 0.100 M HI solution? Is that neutral, acidic, or basic?  

b. What is the pOH of a 0.100 M HI solution? Is that neutral, acidic, or basic?  

c. What is the pOH of a 0.100 M KOH solution? Is that neutral, acidic, or basic?  

d. What is the pH of a 0.100 M KOH solution? Is that neutral, acidic, or basic?  

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