Problem: What are the [H3O+] and the pH of a propanoic acid– propanoate buffer that consists of 0.35 M CH3CH2COONa and 0.15 M CH3CH2COOH (Ka of propanoic acid = 1.3×10−5)?

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What are the [H3O+] and the pH of a propanoic acid– propanoate buffer that consists of 0.35 M CH3CH2COONa and 0.15 M CH3CH2COOH (Ka of propanoic acid = 1.3×10−5)?

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