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Unformatted text preview: change the effect of an acid or base on the pH? With the test previously talked about we found that it is possible to change the pH of a solution. When we mixed the different solutions the pH changed all the time, except when we used a salt. Its important to know about pH and how to keep it constant especially for the human body. The difference between an abnormally dangerous pH is not that much from a normal pH. That is why it is also important to know how to keep the pH constant. This is possible by using a buffer. A buffer maintains the pH constant, so they are very useful. A question I had was how can someone know if their pH has increased too much or decreased too much and what exactly happens to that person? Do they just pass out and die or do they have heart problem or what exactly would happen to someone with an abnormal pH....
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This document was uploaded on 09/13/2010.
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