Chemistry 10th Edition

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ISBN 10: 1133610668
ISBN 13: 978-1-13361-066-3

Chapter 10 - Reactions in Aqueous Solutions I: Acids, Bases, and Salts - Exercises - The Hydrated Hydrogen Ion - Page 368: 8


That statement is false. The hydrated hydrogen ion is defined as $H^+(H_2O)_n$, in which "n" is a small integer, therefore, it can be in the solution as $H_3O^+$, $H_5O^+$, $H_7O^+$.

Work Step by Step

See Section 10-3, first paragraph, page 350.
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