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Most recent answer: 02/25/2015
Q:
What is the mathematical derivation of ph?
- Nirvay (age 29)
Vasco
A:

Hi Nirvan,

pH cannot be derived as it is a definition. It basically is -log([H+]) and we seem to have answered this already in here: http://van.physics.illinois.edu/qa/listing.php?id=472&t=ph-

Thanks,

Tunc


(published on 02/25/2015)

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