What Does PH Measure?


pH measures acidity or alkalinity of liquid or semi-solid substances. Solutions with a pH less than 7 are regarded as acidic and solutions with a pH greater than 7are basic. pH measurements are important in agriculture, forestry, chemistry, oceanography, food science, environmental science, medicine, biology, etc.
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In chemistry, Ph is a measure of the basicity or acidity of an aqueous solution. Solutions which have a Ph of less than 7 are acidic while those with more than 7 are considered to be basic. Those with 7 such as water are neutral.
pH is a measure of the acidity of an aqueous solution. pH measurements are important in many applications including biology, medicine, chemistry, environmental science, food science, civil engineering, oceanography and many more.
In chemistry pH measures the acidity of a liquid solution. Water is neutral at a pH of 7. Anything less than 7 is considered acidic. The lower the number the higher the acidity. Any pH above 7 is considered a base.
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