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Name: Kalpesh
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Date: March 2007

Question:
Why is p written in small alphabets in pH?



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Kaplesh,

In chemistry "p" is often used as a short-hand to mean -log(x). The "H" stands for the concentration of hydrogen ions and some would argue should actually be written as "[H+]".

Greg (Roberto Gregorious)



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