We’re being asked to determine which of the given solutions can be classified as buffer solutions.
Recall that a buffer can be composed of the following:
• weak base and its conjugate acid
• weak acid and its conjugate base
• weak acid and a strong base
▪ concentration of weak acid > concentration of strong base
• weak base and a strong acid
▪ concentration of weak base > concentration of strong acid
Which of the following can be classified as buffer solutions?
a. 0.25 M HBr + 0.25 M HOBr
b. 0.15 M HClO4 + 0.20 M RbOH
c. 0.50 M HOCl + 0.35 M KOCl
d. 0.70 M KOH + 0.70 M HONH2
e. 0.85 M H2NNH2 + 0.60 M H2NNH3NO3
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