Problem: Calculate the pH of a 0.20 M ammonium acetate (CH3COONH4) solution.

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Dissociation of CH3COONH4  in solution will appear as:

CH3COONH→ CH3COO- + NH4+


CH3COO- is the conjugate base of CH3COOH.

 NH4+  is the conjugate acid of NH3.


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Calculate the pH of a 0.20 M ammonium acetate (CH3COONH4) solution.

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