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Postsecondary • 8mo.

I'm trying to do my chemistry lab and I don't understand how I'm supposed to calculate the pH of a solution using thee ICE table without having the Ka.

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    Team Alloprof • 8mo.

    Hi ZenMosquito303,

    Thank you for your question!

    You can use the ICE table to find the concentration of reactants and products and then use these values to find the pH. If you have in your reaction H3O+, H+ or OH-, you can find the pH with their concentrations. Here's the formulas:

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    I hope that helps and feel free to write to us again!

    Anthony B.