Problem: Which of the following is true?  A) The equivalence point is where the amount of acid equals the amount of base during any acid-base titration. B) A titration curve is a plot of pH vs. the [base/acid] ratio. C) An indicator is not pH sensitive. D) At the equivalence point, the pH is always 7. E) None of the above are true.

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A) The equivalence point is where the amount of acid equals the amount of base during any acid-base titration.

equivalence point: mole base = mole acid

true


B) A titration curve is a plot of pH vs. the [base/acid] ratio.

titration curve: plot pH vs volume titrant

false


C) An indicator is not pH sensitive.

indicator pH sensitive

false


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Which of the following is true?  

A) The equivalence point is where the amount of acid equals the amount of base during any acid-base titration. 

B) A titration curve is a plot of pH vs. the [base/acid] ratio. 

C) An indicator is not pH sensitive. 

D) At the equivalence point, the pH is always 7. 

E) None of the above are true.

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