Calculate the pH of a solution created by mixing 168.9 mL of 0.395 M Butanoic acid, HC4H7O2, with 293.8 mL of 0.189 M Potassium hydroxide, KOH. The K a of butanoic acid is 1.5 x 10-5.
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