Problem: Consider a titration in which NaOH is being added to a flask which originally contains 1.0 liter of 1.0 M HX. The titration curve for this process is shown below.Based on this data, what is the approximate Ka for acid HX?A. 1 x 10-10B. 1 x 10-7C. 1 x 10-6D. 1 x 10-5E. 1 x 10-3

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We’re being asked to determine the approximate Ka for acid HX based on the titration curve given.


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Consider a titration in which NaOH is being added to a flask which originally contains 1.0 liter of 1.0 M HX. The titration curve for this process is shown below.

Based on this data, what is the approximate Ka for acid HX?

A. 1 x 10-10

B. 1 x 10-7

C. 1 x 10-6

D. 1 x 10-5

E. 1 x 10-3