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Ca(OH)2 is added to a large beaker. How is the solution different from the original water? A.the solution turns blue litmus to red B.The solution turns phenolphthalein pink C.The solution has more hydrogen ions D.The solution has fewer hydroxide ions

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Alexa Spicer on January 27, 2018

Definitely, the correct answer is choice B. When Ca(OH)2 is added in a beaker, the solution will turn a pink color when the indicator phenolphthalein is added. This is due to the hydroxide ions of the calcium hydroxide dissolved in the water. The compound dissociates into calcium ions and hydroxide ions.

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