Problem: Find the pH during the titration of 20.00 mL of 0.1000 M butanoic acid, CH3CH2CH2COOH (Ka = 1.54 × 10−5), with 0.1000 M NaOH solution after the following additions of titrant: (c) 15.00 mL

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(1) Find mol butanoic acid and mol OH-

mol BAcid = 20 mL 1x10-3 L1 mL0.1 mol1 L

mol BA 0.02 mol

mol OH- = 15 mL 1x10-3 L1 mL0.1 mol1 L

mol OH- = 0.0015 mol


(2) Setup an ICF chart

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Find the pH during the titration of 20.00 mL of 0.1000 M butanoic acid, CH3CH2CH2COOH (Ka = 1.54 × 10−5), with 0.1000 M NaOH solution after the following additions of titrant: 

(c) 15.00 mL

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