Problem: Determine the Ka of an acid whose 0.294 M solution has a pH of 2.80.

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HA(aq) + H2O(l) ⇌ H3O+ + A-(aq)

Step 1. Construct an ICE chart.

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Determine the Ka of an acid whose 0.294 M solution has a pH of 2.80.

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