Biochemistry - Water, pH and Macromolecules - Discussion

Discussion :: Water, pH and Macromolecules - Section 1 (Q.No.21)

21. 

A solution with pH = 5 is __________ than a solution with pH = 7.

[A]. 2 times more basic
[B]. 10 times more basic
[C]. 10 times more acidic
[D]. 100 times more acidic

Answer: Option D

Explanation:

No answer description available for this question.

Ambih said: (Jan 29, 2014)  
Convert them to concentrations of H+ using ph = -log [H+].
Then compare.

Pranshu said: (Aug 23, 2014)  
The pH value is logarithmic value of base 10 so rise in 1 pH means the solution is 10 times more basic similarly fall in 2 pH means solution is 100 times acidic.

Shilpa said: (Nov 13, 2018)  
Thanks a lot @Pranshu.

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