Problem: A 0.15 M solution of butanoic acid, CH 3CH2CH2COOH, contains 1.51×10−3 M H3O+. What is the Ka of butanoic acid?

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A 0.15 M solution of butanoic acid, CH 3CH2CH2COOH, contains 1.51×10−3 M H3O+. What is the Ka of butanoic acid?

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