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Why does adding water increase the degree of ionization?
« on: April 15, 2013, 04:08:44 AM »
When 50 mL of water is added to 50 mL of 0.1 mol/L acetic acid the pH increases but why does the degree of ionization also increase?
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Re: Why does adding water increase the degree of ionization?
« Reply #2 on: April 15, 2013, 05:04:13 AM »
Could you please explain it using simpler terms  ???

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Re: Why does adding water increase the degree of ionization?
« Reply #3 on: April 15, 2013, 05:28:26 AM »
Don't worry, I get it :)
Since Kp is constant and only affected by temp. DOI must increase when concentration is decreased to keep Kp constant.

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Re: Why does adding water increase the degree of ionization?
« Reply #4 on: April 15, 2013, 05:52:05 AM »
Thank you a lot my friend

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Re: Why does adding water increase the degree of ionization?
« Reply #5 on: April 15, 2013, 08:54:27 AM »
Can you please have a look at my explanation: http://i.imgur.com/FZ9aU60.png
Are there in mistakes?

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