Problem: Calculate the pH of a solution that is 0.559 M HBrO and 0.14 M NaBrO.Ka of HBrO is 2.0 x 10-9.

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We’re being asked to calculate the pH of a solution that is 0.559 M HBrO and 0.14 M NaBrO.


Recall the Henderson-Hasselbalch equation:

pH=pKa+logconjugate baseweak acid


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Calculate the pH of a solution that is 0.559 M HBrO and 0.14 M NaBrO.

Ka of HBrO is 2.0 x 10-9.

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