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K so this question is from January 2018, Unit 4.
For Ethanoic acid, Pka=4.76. The pH of a solution of ethanoic acid with a concentration of 1×10^-10 mol dm^-3 is approximately :
A. 5.2
B. 7.0
C. 7.4
D. 15

The answer is B but i keep getting C no matter how I do it
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I think it's because ethanoic acid is a weak acid so partial dissociation occurs and it's neutral
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Guys help

K so this question is from January 2018, Unit 4.
For Ethanoic acid, Pka=4.76. The pH of a solution of ethanoic acid with a concentration of 1×10^-10 mol dm^-3 is approximately :
A. 5.2
B. 7.0
C. 7.4
D. 15

The answer is B but i keep getting C no matter how I do it
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Guys help

K so this question is from January 2018, Unit 4.
For Ethanoic acid, Pka=4.76. The pH of a solution of ethanoic acid with a concentration of 1×10^-10 mol dm^-3 is approximately :
A. 5.2
B. 7.0
C. 7.4
D. 15

The answer is B but i keep getting C no matter how I do it
Gosh I spent like an hour on this question and this is what I came up with.
When u calculate using the assumption that no [H+] from water is ionized then u can use the standard idea and equation we use which is Ka=X^2/{CH4COOH].
When u apply this equation to the question u get 7.4, however if u dont assume no H+ came from water then the answer would be slightly more acidic due to the slight increase in H+ in the solution, from water.
In this case the next lowest ph is 7 which is more accurate as then u have also taken into consideration the [H+] from dissociation of water which also occurs, that in normal questions we assume hasn't occurred.

This is what I think they are implying on as thats what the mark scheme says too.
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Guys help

K so this question is from January 2018, Unit 4.
For Ethanoic acid, Pka=4.76. The pH of a solution of ethanoic acid with a concentration of 1×10^-10 mol dm^-3 is approximately :
A. 5.2
B. 7.0
C. 7.4
D. 15

The answer is B but i keep getting C no matter how I do it
Simply you can't get pH greater than 7 if you have acid
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why is nichrome wire dipped in HCl?
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why is nichrome wire dipped in HCl?
Flame test 🔥

Nichrome wire is dipped in concentrated HCl and then heated strongly to clean the wire. Then dipped in the acid again to moisten it then dipped into the sample/salt to pick up some of it, then the wire is held in the clear part of a HOT/ROARING flame and observe the color.
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Anyone chem unit 6 oct 2018 examiner report please??
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Anyone chem unit 6 oct 2018 examiner report please??
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I think it's because ethanoic acid is a weak acid so partial dissociation occurs and it's neutral
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Gosh I spent like an hour on this question and this is what I came up with.
When u calculate using the assumption that no [H+] from water is ionized then u can use the standard idea and equation we use which is Ka=X^2/{CH4COOH].
When u apply this equation to the question u get 7.4, however if u dont assume no H+ came from water then the answer would be slightly more acidic due to the slight increase in H+ in the solution, from water.
In this case the next lowest ph is 7 which is more accurate as then u have also taken into consideration the [H+] from dissociation of water which also occurs, that in normal questions we assume hasn't occurred.

This is what I think they are implying on as thats what the mark scheme says too.
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Simply you can't get pH greater than 7 if you have acid
Thanks guys !! That's probably what they meant cuz the mark scheme says something about taking H+ ions from water into consideration
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can someone help me solve this unit 5 chem question in the jan 2014 wcho paper
its question 21 part 4
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can someone help me solve this unit 5 chem question in the jan 2014 wcho paper
its question 21 part 4
part 4?
https://qualifications.pearson.com/c...e_20140121.pdf
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oops,21 b part iv)
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oops,21 b part iv)
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https://qualifications.pearson.com/c...c_20140306.pdf
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yeah ive seen it but I don't get why its not done the usual way starting form the mno4- moles?

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Lol sorry guys I posted this in the wrong thread
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Does anyone have any suggestions for which areas the paper might focus on?
#learn color of transition metals and the ligand
#learn methods of purification and separation
#Redox equations
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