Problem: Which of the following buffer systems would be the best choice to create a buffer with pH = 7.3? a)HC2H3O2/KC2H3O2 b)HClO2/KClO2 c)NH3/NH4Cl d)HClO/KClO

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We are being asked to which buffer systems would be the best choice to create a buffer with pH = 7.3


First, let's determine the buffering range of each buffer system


Recall that buffering range:              pH = pKa ± 1


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Which of the following buffer systems would be the best choice to create a buffer with pH = 7.3? 

a)HC2H3O2/KC2H3O2 

b)HClO2/KClO

c)NH3/NH4Cl 

d)HClO/KClO

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