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A buffer contains the weak acid HA and its conjugate base A–. The weak acid has a pKa of 4.82 and the buffer has a pH of 4.25. Which statement is true of the relative concentrations of the weak acid and conjugate base in the buffer?
(a) [HA] > [A–]
(b) [HA] < [A–]
(c) [HA] = [A–]
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