What does the P and the H stand for when they say lower your ph levels?
- TomLv 75 months ago
Hydrogen Ion Concentration---- Low pH is ACIDIC (Think Acid) and HIGH pH is Alkaline, (Think Lye) Neutral is around 7 (cant remember might be 5)
- lenpol7Lv 75 months ago
pH = - log(10)[H^+]
the 'H' stands for hydrogen ion content.
the 'p' stands for the logarithm to base '10'. NB The 'p' is ALWAYS written in lower case, NOT a capital letter 'P'.
- Dr WLv 75 months ago
funny.. you joined YA today and ask what p and H stand for in pH. yet you've been posting "please help me"... what's the pH?.. for weeks now under how many different names?
- ChemTeamLv 75 months ago
Soren Sorenson on pH:
He's the guy who proposed the concept.
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- billrussell42Lv 75 months ago
pH is a measure of acidity or alkalinity. It is an abbreviation for "Power of Hydrogen".
14 is strong alkaline
9-10 or so is weak alkaline
7 is neutral
3-4 is weak acid
0 is strong acid
- MattLv 65 months ago
pH is a scale used to measure acidity. It stands for “potential for hydrogen”
- 5 months ago
It just means acidity. If you want a lower ph, you want to make your chemical more acidic. Use a universal indicator to test it.