Problem: What is the Ka for an unknown monoprotic acid HX, given that a solution of 0.10  M LiX has a pH of 8.90?a) 7.9 x 10 -6          b) 4.3 x 10 -8          c) 6.2 x 10 -10d) 2.6 x 10 -10          e) 1.6 x 10 -5

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What is the Ka for an unknown monoprotic acid HX, given that a solution of 0.10  M LiX has a pH of 8.90?

a) 7.9 x 10 -6          

b) 4.3 x 10 -8          

c) 6.2 x 10 -10

d) 2.6 x 10 -10          

e) 1.6 x 10 -5

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