The pH of lemon juice is 2, and the pH of orange juice is 4. Which of these is more acidic, and by how
The acidity of lemon juice
is higher than that of orange juice, which has a pH of 4.
Lemon Juice is one hundred
times more acidic than orange juice. The lower the value, the more acidic the
solution is, or the higher the H content.
The acidity or alkalinity of
a substance is measured by its pH. Neutrality is defined as a pH of 7. The
acidity increases when the pH drops below 7, while basicity increases as the pH
rises above 7.
What is the
normal pH of the stomach and name 2 factors that can affect the pH of the
The normal pH of the stomach
is between 1.5 and 3.5. Because it releases all its hydrogen ions in the stomach’s
watery environment, hydrochloric acid (HCl), which is secreted by cells in the
lining of the stomach, is a strong acid and therefore is a factor that can
affect the pH of the stomach.