Problem: A student creates 150.00mL of a buffer that is 0.018 M in formic acid and 0.016 M in sodium formate. What would the pH of the buffer be after the addition of 15.00 mL of a 0.070 M HCl solution to the buffer?A. 3.69B. 3.85C. 4.18D. 1.15E. 3.30

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A student creates 150.00mL of a buffer that is 0.018 M in formic acid and 0.016 M in sodium formate. What would the pH of the buffer be after the addition of 15.00 mL of a 0.070 M HCl solution to the buffer?

A. 3.69
B. 3.85
C. 4.18
D. 1.15
E. 3.30

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