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How is the concentration of hydronium ions (H3O+) affected when a solution of an acid is diluted? - Science

How is the concentration of hydronium ions (H3O+) affected when a solution of an acid is diluted?

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Solution

When an acid is diluted, the concentration of hydronium ions (H3O+) per unit volume decreases. This means that the strength of the acid decreases.

Concentration of hydronium ions=`"Volume of solute (acid)"/"Volume of solution"`

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Lakhmir Singh Class 10 Chemistry (Science)
Chapter 2 Acids, Bases and Salts
Q 12 | Page 66
NCERT Class 10 Science Textbook
Chapter 2 Acids, Bases and Salts
Q 5 | Page 25
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