Chemistry: The Molecular Science (5th Edition)

Published by Cengage Learning
ISBN 10: 1285199049
ISBN 13: 978-1-28519-904-7

Chapter 14 - Acids and Bases - Questions for Review and Thought - General Questions - Page 652e: 95a


A solution with equal molar amounts of these would have a pH less than 7.

Work Step by Step

- At equal molar amounts, the solution will get the characteristic of the stronger electrolyte. - We have a weak base and a strong acid reacting. - The acid is the stronger electrolyte, therefore, the solution will be acidic. - Acidic solution: $pH < 7$
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