Bio 112- chapter 3 lecture notes

Bio 112 chapter 3 lecture notes

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Unformatted text preview: Acid: Substance that increases the H+ concentration of solution Base: Substance that reduces the H+ concentraPon of a soluPon Biologists use the pH scale to describe whether a solution is acidic or basic pH Scale 0 For any aqueous solu<on at 25 °C: The product of [H+][OH–] = 10–14 (a constant) For a neutral aqueous soluPon: [H+] is 10–7 M pH = –log 10–7 =  ­( ­7) = 7 number is easier to work with + – H H+ OH OH– H+ H+ H+ H+ Acidic solution Battery acid Ga...
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