Problem: Which of the following weak acids would be BEST to use to make a buffer of pH = 3.52? a. nitrous acid b. hydrofluoric acid c. chloroacetic acid d. lactic acid e. benzoic acid

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Which of the following weak acids would be BEST to use to make a buffer of

pH = 3.52?

a. nitrous acid

b. hydrofluoric acid

c. chloroacetic acid

d. lactic acid

e. benzoic acid

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