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Pre-Lab Questions Where do water and hydrochloric acid (HCl) lie on the pH scale in relation to each other? The pH scale is used to determine the hydrogen ion concentration or to comment on the acidity and basicity of any solutionThe pH stands for potenz of hydrogen it is calculated as pH = -log[H+] The pH scale was developed by Sorensen According to the scale,a solution is called acidic if pH is less than 7 a solution is called basic if pH is greater than 7a solution is called neutral if pH is equal to 7.As pH of pure of water is considered to be 7 while as HCl is acidic so its pH will be less than 7.The exact pH of HCl will depend upon it concentration so as compared to HCl, the pH of water will be more. Give an example of a buffer, and describe what it

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