Biology 2010 Student Edition

Published by Prentice Hall
ISBN 10: 9780133669510
ISBN 13: 978-0-13366-951-0

Chapter 2, The Chemistry of Life - 2.2 - Properties of Water - 2.2 Assessment - Page 44: 3b


The pH is less than 7.

Work Step by Step

When hydrogen fluoride acid is dissolved in pure water; it forms hydrogen ions. HF + H2O --> H3O+ + F- HF loses an H+, which means the level of H+ ions increased in the solution.
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