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What is an alkaline solution?

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2012-11-10 19:22:06

An alkaline solution is one that is a pH higher than 7.0. For

instance, venous blood, at a pH of 7.3, is an alkaline solution, as

is household ammonia at a pH of 12. Generally, as you advance from

7.1 up through a pH of 14, the concentration of hydroxyl ions (OH-)

also increases in solution.

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