Explain the Ionic Product of Water

The ionic product of water

The dissociation of water

H2O ↔ H+ + OH

According to law of mass action

K = [H+] [OH] / [H2O]

or, K [H2O] = [H+] [OH]

or, KW = [H+] [OH]

KW is the ionic product of water and the va1ue is 1 x 10-14 at 250 temperatures.

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