Problem: Complete the Kw expression for the autoionization of water.Kw = 1.00 x 10-14 =  

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We’re being asked to complete the Kw expression for the autoionization of water.


For the autoionization of water, H2O breaks up to form H+ and OH:

H2O(l)  H+(aq) + OH(aq)


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Complete the Kw expression for the autoionization of water.

Kw = 1.00 x 10-14 =  


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