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Hi,

Can someone provide help with the following question:

Explain with chemical equations what happens to the pH of water containing Fe(H2O)6{+2} when exposed to O2 and the iron is oxidized to Fe3+

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The pH will go down because the oxidation of Iron will bond OH-.

Fe(H2O)6{+2} => FeOH(H2O)5{+2} + H+ + e-
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Thank you! Your help is greatly appreciated. Smile
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