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Re: CO2 tables
Paul Sears wrote:
> I would point out that the 20% difference in the factors given
> at the beginning can be compensated for by a change of only 0.09 in the
> number used for the pKa, or an error of 0.09 in the pH measurement!
> Can you read your pH that well? I could if I took a pH meter
> home from work. Do I care that much? No. Do I trust my KH measurement
> to 20%? Maybe.
These are all real good reasons to not get very upset by the difference. But
just the same, the 20% difference is a systematic error and the other factors
are hopefully not systematic. We should correct systematic problems.