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Solution: The question below pertains to a titration where 0.30 M HNO ...

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The question below pertains to a titration where 0.30 M HNO 3 (in a buret) is added to 60.0mL of 0.40 M trimethylamine, (CH 3)3N (in the flask).

How is the solution in the flask best characterized after 50. mL of the HNO 3 solution has been added? This is before equivalence point of the titration.

(a) the solution is now a weak base

(b) the solution is now a weak acid

(c) the solution is now a strong base

(d) the solution is now a strong acid

(e) it is now a neutral solution

(f) it is now a buffer solution