We’re being asked to determine which of the pairs cannot be mixed together to form a buffer solution.
Recall that a buffer can be composed of the following:
▪ concentration of weak acid > concentration of strong base
▪concentration of weak base > concentration of strong acid
Which one of the following pairs cannot be mixed together to form a buffer solution?
A) HONH2(aq), HONH3Cl(aq)
B) NaCl(s), HCl(s)
C) RbOH(aq), HF(aq)
D) KOH(aq) , HNO2(aq)
E) H2SO2(aq), KHSO3(aq)
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