Problem: Sodium stearate (C17H35COONa) is a major component of bar soap. The K a of the stearic acid is 1.3×10−5. What is the pH of 10.0 mL of a solution containing 0.42 g of sodium stearate?

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Sodium stearate (C17H35COONa) is a major component of bar soap. The K a of the stearic acid is 1.3×10−5. What is the pH of 10.0 mL of a solution containing 0.42 g of sodium stearate?

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