Problem: Which pair of compounds will form a buffer in aqueous solution?a. NaCN and NaOHb. NaCN and KCNc. HCl and NaOHd. HCN and NaCNe. HCN and HClf. HCl and NaCl

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  • Recall that an ideal buffer pairs are usually:

Weak acid + its conjugate base

Weak base+ its conjugate acid

High concentrated WA + Strong base

High concentrated WB + Strong acid

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Which pair of compounds will form a buffer in aqueous solution?

a. NaCN and NaOH

b. NaCN and KCN

c. HCl and NaOH

d. HCN and NaCN

e. HCN and HCl

f. HCl and NaCl

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