Problem: A 1.0 L buffer solution is 0.10 M in HF and 0.050 M in NaF. Which action destroys the buffer?(a) adding 0.050 mol of HCl(b) adding 0.050 mol of NaOH(c) adding 0.050 mol of NaF(d) none of the above

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Step 1

1.0 L ×0.10 mol HF1 L = 0.10 mol HF


1.0 L ×0.050 mol F-1 L = 0.050 mol F-


Step 2

(a) adding 0.050 mol of HCl  acid



mol F- = 0

mol HF = 0.150 mol


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A 1.0 L buffer solution is 0.10 M in HF and 0.050 M in NaF. Which action destroys the buffer?
(a) adding 0.050 mol of HCl
(b) adding 0.050 mol of NaOH
(c) adding 0.050 mol of NaF
(d) none of the above

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