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Calculating the pH of a Weak Acid or Weak Base

Jules Bruno
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Hey, guys, in this new video, we're gonna take a look at How exactly do we calculate the pH or P O. H of a weak species? So remember, we've talked about this before. We're gonna say that weak acids and bases are weak electrolytes, which means they don't completely break up when they dissolve in water. And what you should notice here is that we're gonna have double arrows because instead of going to completion, they're gonna establish in equilibrium and we're gonna say here for weak acids and weak bases, the react inside is highly favored, which means that our product not product but our compounds stay mostly as reactant. Very little of it breaks down to give us products. So we're gonna say the react inside is highly favored. So majority of our compound will stay as react. It's