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What is equivalent weight of a substsance and n-factor? Please explain me in details and intuitively. an example will help.

What is equivalent weight of a substsance and n-factor? Please explain me in details and intuitively.
an example will help.

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Bhavya
askIITians Faculty 1281 Points
6 years ago
n factor is atomic weight or molecular weight by equivalent weight. n factor for acids is itsbasicity,ie, no of replaceablehydrogen ionper molecule. for eg HCl has n factor=1
n factor of H2SO4 =2 H3PO3 has n factor 2 bcoz when H3PO3 dissociates to form H+ and H2PO3-2

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