Problem: Which of the following would be used to buffer vinegara saltb flourc baking soda

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Recall that a buffer can be composed of the following:

weak base and its conjugate acid
weak acid and its conjugate base
weak acid and a strong base 

▪ concentration of weak acid > concentration of strong base

weak base and a strong acid 

concentration of weak base > concentration of strong acid

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Which of the following would be used to buffer vinegar
a salt
b flour
c baking soda

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