Problem: A biochemist needs 750 mL of an acetic acid-sodium acetate buffer with exttip{pH}{pH} = 4.55. Solid sodium acetate (CH3 COONa) and glacial acetic acid (CH3 COOH) are available. Glacial acetic acid is 99% CH3 COOH by mass and has a density of 1.05 g/mL.How many milliliters of glacial acetic acid must be used?

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A biochemist needs 750 mL of an acetic acid-sodium acetate buffer with = 4.55. Solid sodium acetate (CH3 COONa) and glacial acetic acid (CH3 COOH) are available. Glacial acetic acid is 99% CH3 COOH by mass and has a density of 1.05 g/mL.

How many milliliters of glacial acetic acid must be used?

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