Problem: At 25°C, a saturated solution of benzoic acid (K a = 6.4 X 10 -5) has a pH of 2.80. Calculate the water solubility of benzoic acid in moles per liter.

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At 25°C, a saturated solution of benzoic acid (K a = 6.4 X 10 -5) has a pH of 2.80. Calculate the water solubility of benzoic acid in moles per liter.

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