Problem: How does a buffer resist change in pH upon addition of a strong acid?a) The strong acid reacts with the weak base in the buffer to form a weak acid, which produces few H+ ions in solution and therefore only a little change in pH.b) The strong acid reacts with the weak acid in the buffer to form a weak base, which produces few H+ ions in solution and therefore only a little change in pH.c) The strong acid reacts with the strong base in the buffer to form a salt which, produces few H  + ions in solution and therefore only a little change in pH.

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How does a buffer resist change in pH upon addition of a strong acid?

a) The strong acid reacts with the weak base in the buffer to form a weak acid, which produces few H+ ions in solution and therefore only a little change in pH.

b) The strong acid reacts with the weak acid in the buffer to form a weak base, which produces few H+ ions in solution and therefore only a little change in pH.

c) The strong acid reacts with the strong base in the buffer to form a salt which, produces few H  + ions in solution and therefore only a little change in pH.

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