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We’re being asked to calculate the pH of a solution the containing HCHO2 (formic acid) and NaCHO2 (sodium formate)
A solution that contains a weak acid and its conjugate base is a buffer solution. The pH of a buffer solution can be determined using the Henderson-Hasselbalch equation.
The solution is composed of 0.17 M HCO2 and 0.13 M NaCHO2
• HCHO2 is a weak acid where NaCHO2 is its conjugate base
Calculate the pH of the solution that results from each of the following mixtures.
55.0 mL of 0.17 M HCHO2 with 80.0 mL of 0.13 M NaCHO2
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