Problem: ​Consider the titration of 100.0 mL of 0.200 M acetic acid (Ka = 1.8 x 10  -5) by 0.100 M KOH. Calculate the pH of the resulting solution after the following volumes of KOH have been added.b. 50.0 mL​

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Step 1. Calculate the initial amounts.

molarity (volume) → moles

Recall:

       M=molL

100 mL of 0.200 M CH3COOH

moles CH3COOH=100 mL×10-3 L1 mL×0.200 mol CH3COOHL

moles CH3COOH = 0.02 mol

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Consider the titration of 100.0 mL of 0.200 M acetic acid (Ka = 1.8 x 10  -5) by 0.100 M KOH. Calculate the pH of the resulting solution after the following volumes of KOH have been added.

b. 50.0 mL

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