Problem: Calculate the pH of a buffer that is 0.225 M HC 2H3O2 and 0.162 M KC2H3O2. The Ka for HC2H3O2 is 1.8 × 10-5.  A) 4.89 B) 9.11 C) 4.74 D) 9.26 E) 4.60

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Calculate the pH of a buffer that is 0.225 M HC 2H3Oand 0.162 M KC2H3O2. The Ka for HC2H3O2 is 1.8 × 10-5

A) 4.89

B) 9.11

C) 4.74

D) 9.26

E) 4.60

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