Problem: The pH at the equivalence point is above 7.00 for the weak acid titration. Describe the reasons why this statement is true.

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We are asked to explain why the pH at the equivalence point of a weak acid is above 7.00.

Recall that the equivalence point is the point in a chemical reaction at which chemically equivalent quantities of acid and base have been mixed.

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The pH at the equivalence point is above 7.00 for the weak acid titration. Describe the reasons why this statement is true.

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