Problem: Calculate the pH of a solution that is 0.111 M CH3COOH and 0.558 M CH3COONa. Ka of CH3COOH is 1.8 x 10-5.a. 5.45b. 5.02c. 5.67d. 6.91e. 6.82

FREE Expert Solution

We’re being asked to calculate the pH of a solution that is 0.111 M CH3COOH and 0.558 M CH3COONa.

In this case, we will be using the Henderson-Hasselbalch equation which can be used for buffer solutions

Recall the Henderson-Hasselbalch equation:

pH=pKa+logconjugate baseweak acid


View Complete Written Solution
Problem Details

Calculate the pH of a solution that is 0.111 M CH3COOH and 0.558 M CH3COONa. Ka of CH3COOH is 1.8 x 10-5.

a. 5.45

b. 5.02

c. 5.67

d. 6.91

e. 6.82