Consider a buffer composed of a mixture of acetic acid and sodium acetate in equal amounts. Which of the following clearly indicates what happens to the buffer when a very small amount of concentrated LiOH is added to it.
[CH3COOH] [CH 3COO – ] pH
A. increases decreases decreases
B. decreases increases increases
C. increases decreases increases
D. decreases increases decreases
E. increases increases increases
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