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Stomach acid (1.5) is 750 times for acidic than tomatoes (4.0).

Can you explain to me why it is 750 times?

  • Help Please! Science -

    stomach acid completly dissociates into H+ ions,but tomatores contain organic acids, which hardly dissociate at all.

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    maybe you want the math.

    pH=- log(H+)
    or H+=10^-ph

    for stomach, H+=10^-1.5
    for tomatoes H= 10^-4

    making a ratio, ratio= 10^(-1.5+4)=10^2.5

    which is 750

  • Help Please! Science -

    If I type 10^2.5 into my calculator, I get 316.2.

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