What Would a Solution With a PH of 3 Be Considered?


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A solution with a pH of 3 is considered acidic. It is roughly the same level of acidity as lemonade or an apple, according to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.

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The pH scale is used to measure how acidic or basic a substance is. It ranges from 0 to 14. A pH of 7 is neutral. Pure water is an example of a neutral solution. A pH under 7 is acidic. Each whole number below 7 is 10 times more acidic than the number above it. Above 7 are the basic, or alkaline, substances, with each whole number being 10 times more alkaline than the preceding number.

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